GARDEN ENEMIES

FOLIAGE PROBLEMS (cont.)

Chief Sign or Symptom Probable Pest or Disease Described Under
Leaves entirely dead Leaves suddenly dying at end of a branch. Fire Blight (Fig. 14) Blights
Vines dying. Tomato, Potato Late Blight Blights
Vines wilting, cucurbits. Bacterial Wilt Wilts
Terminal leaves of peach, dahlias, etc., turning black. Tarnished Plant Bug (Fig. 19B) Bugs
Dead leaves with small, salmon pustules. Volutella Blights of Boxwood, Pachysan- dra Blights
Leaves dying up the stem, often on one side, or limbs dying on one side of tree; vessels black. Verticillium Wilt Wilts
Elm leaves wilting, sometimes a branch making a yellow flag. Dutch Elm Disease Wilts
Oak leaves bronzing, wilting. Oak Wilt Wilts
Plants yellowing, wilting. Fusarium Wilts, Cabbage, Tomato, etc. Wilts

BUD and FLOWER PROBLEMS

Chief Sign or Symptom Probable Pest or Disease Described Under
Peony buds black, often with gray mold; flowers ball part way open. Peony Botrytis (Fig. 13A) Blights
Rose buds black when very small, or with bent pedicels. Rose Midge (Fig. 37A) Midges
Rose buds with small holes. Rose Curculio Curculios
Chrysanthemum buds with conical galls. Chrysanthemum Gall Midge (Fig. 37C) Midges
Buds black, deformed, especially del- phinium, cyclamen. Cyclamen Mite (Fig. 39A) Mites



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