Questions about: Diseases

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Raymond
Answer: Hi Raymond, some varieties are more prone to ink spot disease than others. heavy soils, poor drainage and/or too much water will almost guarantee ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:18AM, 16 Feb 2010
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Dawn
Answer: Dear Dawn, Rust is a common problem on gladiolus particularly during period of warm humid weather. At this stage, to prevent the disease from prog...
Category: Diseases
Tags: Rust, Gladiolus
Answered: 09:28AM, 15 Feb 2010
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Dawn
Answer: Hi Dawn, it is vital to remove any dead branches, twigs or any twigs oozing gum. Remove mummified fruit from the year before. the following spray ...
Category: Diseases
Tags: brown rot
Answered: 09:08AM, 12 Feb 2010
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Robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn, these spots are probably caused by water droplets on the leaves refacting sunlight and causing burning. Nodding violets are in the gesner...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 12:32PM, 02 Feb 2010
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Gloria
Answer: Hi Gloria, probably cercospora. Increase fertiliser and apply seaweed tonic regularly and they usually grow out of it. Stressed, hungry or hot and...
Category: Diseases
Tags: silver beet
Answered: 12:02PM, 20 Jan 2010
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Robyn
Answer: Hi Robyn, best approach is to cut out affected branches leaving a clean vertical cut in healthy wood which can heal over. Sterilise tools between c...
Category: Diseases
Tags: frangipani
Answered: 01:30PM, 20 Jan 2010
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Vicki
Answer: Hi Vicki, hard to say without knowing a bit more about the growing situation, whether in ground or pot, inside or out etc. It could be a fungus or...
Category: Diseases
Tags: yucca
Answered: 10:47AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Michael
Answer: Hi Michael, very hard to say without seeing the actual bean leaves, but it doesnt sound like rust as this has happened so quickly. Perhaps taking a...
Category: Diseases
Tags: Beans
Answered: 10:07AM, 20 Jan 2010
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Michael
Answer: Hi Janet, hard to diagnose without lots more information or seeing the tree in its total environment. Suggest a qualified consultant aborist would...
Category: Diseases
Tags: trees
Answered: 09:00AM, 18 Jan 2010
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Neville
Answer: Hi Neville, very hard to advise without seeing or knowing which species of pittosporum. Suggest take a sample to a nursery where horticulturist ca...
Category: Diseases
Tags: plant_care
Answered: 08:10AM, 18 Jan 2010