Fungal foliar diseases and their control, including leaf blights, downy mildews, leaf blights, downy mildews, leaf curls, mildews, leaf spots and rusts.
But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.
That can be difficult when you also want to protect the plants in your garden from pests, blights, severe weather, and diseases.
Starting in the 1600s, grape blights and diseases hit many of the wine grapes hard, decimating many of the best vineyards in southern France and throughout Europe.
The pleasant climate has certain drawbacks; the coastal farmer finds that blights and insect pests thrive in the comparative absence of hard frosts.
The existence of blights and mildews of cereals had been observed and recorded in very ancient times, as witness the Bible, where half a dozen references to such scourges occur in the Old Testament alone.
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