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In this publication, we categorize the green industry in five distinct sectors based on the business' main revenue activity. We then estimate the economic contributions of Indiana's green industry in these five sector  More...

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In food safety and other areas, it is important to quickly identify microbes that are present. Purdue researchers developed a technique that can identify many types of microorganisms three times faster than normal lab  More...

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Water quality is important, because the water you use on your produce farm could potentially introduce human pathogens into your production fields, equipment and workers, washing and packing facilities, and directly o  More...

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Purdue researchers surveyed Indiana fruit and vegetable producers in 2012. This publication provides some of the survey findings about vegetable Indiana vegetable farmers, including their demographic characteristics,  More...

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: bean, cantaloupe, cucumber, pepper, pumpkin, squash, strawberry, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and winter melon. This  More...

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This is a black-and-white, print on-demand version of this publication. Please allow three business days for printing. This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: bean, cantaloupe  More...

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Purdue researchers surveyed Indiana fruit and vegetable producers in 2012. This publication provides some of the survey findings about vegetable farming operations in Indiana, including farm size, ownership, labor pra  More...

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This annual guide is a summary of currently suggested vegetable varieties, seeding rates, fertilizer rates, weed control, insect control, and disease control measures for commercial growers.   

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Most commercial fruit and vegetable growers rely on pollinators to successfully produce their crops. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what these commercial fruit and vegetable growers can d  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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While agricultural pesticide applicators may not be able to control factors like habitat loss, they can take practical steps to help protect the pollinators so many in the agricultural industry rely upon. This publica  More...

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Many growers who are interested ingrowing grafted tomatoes may be hindered by the high cost of already grafted plants. Growers may prefer to graft their own tomato plants to reduce costs or increase cultivar selection (i  More...
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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: bok choy, cantaloupe, cucumber, mixed crops, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon.  More...
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This publication is a picture dictionary of common plant problems. It is designed to help plant growers learn the terms that plant specialists and reference books use to describe a plant disease or injury. By knowing the  More...
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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: Asian vegetables, broccoli, cantaloupe, cucumber, kohlrabi, mixed crops, pepper, potato, pumpkin, radish, sweet corn, tomato, and water  More...

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cucumber, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, summer squash, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and miscellaneou  More...

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: broccoli, cabbage, cucumber, edamame, garlic, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, summer squash, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and mis  More...

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: broccoli, cucumber, eggplant muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and miscellaneous.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: broccoli, eggplant, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and miscellaneous.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: muskmelon, okra, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, watermelon, and miscellaneous.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: mixed crops, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: chard, eggplant, lettuce, mixed crops, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, sweet corn, sweet potato, tomato, and watermelon.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: beans, beet, cucumber, eggplant, leek, melon, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: melon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, and sweet potato.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: beans, cucumber, edamame, melon, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: cucumber, edamame, garlic, lettuce, melon, muskmelon, pepper, potato, pumpkin, squash, sweet corn, tomato, turnip, and watermelon.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: asparagus, cabbage, cantaloupe, lettuce, mixed crops, onion, pepper, pumpkin, sweet corn, tomato, and watermelon.

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This bulletin provides trial information for many vegetable varieties, including: beans, broccoli, cabbage, cucumber, garlic, muskmelon, onion, pepper, pumpkin, squash, summer squash, sweet corn, tomatillo, tomato, wa  More...

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Food safety is important on every farm, and growers have a responsibility to minimize food safety risks to produce food that is not only wholesome and nutritious, but also safe. This joint publication of Purdue Extension  More...
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Food safety is important on every farm, and growers have a responsibility to minimize food safety risks to produce food that is not only wholesome and nutritious, but also safe. This joint publication of Purdue Extension  More...
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This handy publication presents a timeline for managing common diseases of pepper in Indiana.

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This handy publication presents a timeline for managing common diseases of cantaloupe and watermelon in Indiana.

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This handy publication presents a timeline for managing common diseases of pumpkin in Indiana.

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This handy publication (presents a timeline for managing common diseases of tomato in indiana.

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Proper fungicide use is essential for controlling potentially devastating diseases in almost all commercial crops. This publication provides with basic information about fungicide resistance and what to do to minimize fu  More...
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Anthracnose of cucumber, muskmelon, and watermelon can result in yield loss or lower quality fruit. Direct infection of the fruit also can result in loss of marketability. This publication describes the disease cycle and  More...
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Gummy stem blight (also called black rot) is one of the most serious foliar diseases of muskmelon and watermelon in Indiana. This publication describes the cycle and symptoms of gummy stem blight and offers management r  More...
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Mature watermelon vine decline (originally known as sudden wilt) can be a limiting factor in many watermelon fields. This publication describes the characteristics of mature watermelon vine decline (MWVD), the features t  More...
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In the event of crop losses from extreme spring weather, growers still need to manage their trees for diseases. If trees are not managed, populations of disease inoculum can build up and threaten the crop the following s  More...
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Muskmelons, watermelons, cucumber, squash, gourds, and pumpkins are cucurbits commonly grown in Indiana. These crops are attacked by a variety of insects and related pests, including aphids, cucumber beetles, seedcorn ma  More...
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Shows pictures of different insects that attack vegetables. Tells what plants they attack and what damage they do. Includes comments on some controls.  More...
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Gives description, life cycle, plants affected, and chemical control measures against the flea beetle.  More...
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Squash beetle, which is native to Central and Eastern North America, belongs to the family of lady beetles (Coccinellidae). Most insects in this family are beneficial, often eating large numbers of pest insects such as a  More...
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Striped and spotted cucumber beetles are the most important insect pests on muskmelon in Indiana. The cucumber beetles are capable of transmitting bacterial wilt in cucurbits. When the symptoms of bacterial wilt appear o  More...
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Topics discussed in this publication are: description and life cycle of the striped cucumber beetle, transmission of bacterial wilt, monitoring beetle populations, and control insecticides.  More...
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Talks about insects that attack cole crops, the damage they do, and control measures.  More...
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Late blight of tomato and potato has an infamous history: it is the documented cause of the Irish potato famines of the mid-1800s. In 2009, the diseases moved from the pages of history books to tomato plants in your back  More...
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Managing Alternative Pollinators: A Handbook for Beekeepers, Growers and Conservationists is a first-of-its-kind, step-by-step, full-color guide for rearing and managing bumble bees, mason bees, leafcutter bees  More...

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Gives pictures and general information about vegetable insects.  More...
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In Indiana, pumpkins are the most likely crop to suffer yield damage from downy mildew. This publication explains the downy mildew disease cycle and provides management options for commercial pumpkin growers.  More...
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Fusarium wilt is one of the most serious watermelon diseases in Indiana. This publication describes the cycle and symptoms of Fusarium wilt and offers management recommendations.  More...
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8-page publication provides an overview of the fresh-cut produce industry and of the melon industry in Indiana and discusses available opportunities for Indiana melon growers in the fresh-cut fruit indistry.  More...
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This publication presents data from seedless watermelon and eastern muskmelon trials conducted in 2006 at the Southwest Purdue Agriculture Center north of Vincennes, Indiana. Evaluating newly released varieties and advan  More...
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This publication presents four melon trials—personal size seedless watermelons, seeded watermelons, seedless watermelons, and eastern muskmelons—that were conducted in 2005 at the Southwest Purdue Agriculture  More...
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Blossom end rot is a physiological disorder that occurs wherever tomatoes (and peppers) are grown. The symptoms, factors affecting blossom end rot and control methods are covered in this publication.  More...
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Bacterial canker is an infectious disease of fresh-market and processing tomatoes that usually results in reduced yields and premature fruit drop. The symptoms, disease cycle, and control methods of bacterial canker are  More...
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This bulletin addresses the major disease problems of crucifers in the Midwest and is intended to be used as an aid in their identification and management. The bulletin includes information about black rot, black leg, do  More...
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This publication provides information about various onion diseases such as purple blotch, downy mildew, neck rot, onion smut and more. It includes information about the diseases' symptoms, life cycle and control methods.  More...
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Common scab occurs in most areas where potatoes are grown. It is a major production problem that affects tuber grade quality and has only a small effect on total yield. This publication provides information about symptom  More...
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This publication discusses the source of toxicity, implications for horticulture, juglone sensitivity in plants, plants observed to be sensitive and tolerant to juglone. An illustration of a typical leaf and nut chara  More...
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This publication is targeted towards individuals who operate or consult with large scale commercial muskmelon or watermelon farms in areas where Alternaria leaf blight, anthracnose, and gummy stem blight are common manag  More...
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This publication discusses the major and minor diseases for pumpkins in Indiana and provides suggestions for their control.  More...

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This publication is a listing of Federal and Indiana state government agencies that regulate various activities involved in operating a landscape plant nursery.  More...
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This publication is a reference list of informative publications which can provide answers and guidance to the commercial nursery grower on topics from propagation to pest management.  More...
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This publication discusses starting in the nursery business, including what you'll need, developing a nursery business plan, selecting a specific nursery site, nursery design and space requirements, and labor and capit  More...
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This full-color guide focuses on plant pathogens that are responsible for the majority of pest-related yield reductions in melons. It includes the principles of integrated pest management, the importance of diagnosis,  More...

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This publication discusses the genetics and breeding, environmental conditions, mineral nutrition, weeds, insects, diseases, nematodes, and harvesting and handling of sweet corn. Tables are included listing the relati  More...
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This leaflet discusses the diagnosis, identification, and solutions of air pollution damage on melons. Tables are included listing the relative injury and symptoms which may be confused with air pollution injury. Pictu  More...
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This leaflet discusses diagnosis, identification, and correction of acid soil problems. Pictures are included of problem plants.  More...
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