Questions tagged: diseases

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Malcolm
Answer: Dear Malcolm, I can appreciate how frustrating it can be to spend time growing a crop only to be affected by a disease that can ruin it completel...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 01:03PM, 25 Mar 2010
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Leonie
Answer: Dear Leonie, Without seeing the damage it is difficult to know if the damage has been caused by insect attack or a fungus. Powdery mildew can be ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:32AM, 16 Apr 2010
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Rosanna
Answer: Dear Rosanna, You can use a Yates product called Rose Shield or a ready to use product called Fungus Gun. Both these products contain a systemic f...
Answered: 03:26PM, 16 Apr 2010
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Tim
Answer: Dear Tim, AntiRot is a preventative and curative systemic fungicide which when sprayed on the foliage will boost the plants self defence mechanisms...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 04:37PM, 24 Sep 2010
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Craig
Answer: Dear Craig, Yates do have a product that you can spray on gerberas and other ornamental plants to control powdery mildew. It is called Fungus Gun....
Answered: 02:33PM, 13 Oct 2010
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deirdre
Answer: Dear Deirdre, This is a fungal disease called Leaf Gall. This disease is able to infect the leaves when they are extremely small. The fungus infl...
Answered: 12:33PM, 29 Oct 2010
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Max
Answer: Dear Max, Without knowing the type of trees that are affected and more information on the growing conditions, it is difficult to know what is happe...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 03:01PM, 03 Nov 2010
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Charles
Answer: Dear Charles, You would need to spray your nectarine tree at bud swell with Leaf Curl Copper Spray (copper oxychloride). The leaves are infected wh...
Answered: 04:21PM, 17 Nov 2010
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Frank
Answer: Dear Frank, It is likely that your tomatoes are suffering with late blight. Black lesions will appear on the stems of the tomato plant. This fungu...
Answered: 11:59AM, 20 Dec 2010
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Carol
Answer: Dear Carol, It does sound like your Yucca has a fungal spot on the leaves. Too much water and poor drainage can cause this to happen. I know you ...
Answered: 03:24PM, 30 Dec 2010
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Colleen
Answer: Dear Colleen, If the flowers have been affected, you should remove those flowers otherwise the spores will spread and infect the rest of the plant....
Answered: 09:12AM, 31 Dec 2010
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Tina
Answer: Dear Tina, Unfortunately Yates does not have a product to control this particular fungus. It would be wise to remove all infected plants and don...
Answered: 02:50PM, 31 Dec 2010
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Lyn
Answer: Dear Lyn, You have done the correct thing by removing the leaves that are badly affected. This will prevent the spores from being spread to other ...
Answered: 03:16PM, 31 Dec 2010
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Bill
Answer: Dear Bill, It does sound like a fungal leaf spot. It will help to remove any of the affected leaves and destroy them so as to reduce the spread of...
Answered: 02:42PM, 15 Feb 2011
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Karen
Answer: Dear Karen, You can still use your apricots to make jam. You may need to peel off the skin that has been affected but the fruit can still be used.
Answered: 03:09PM, 16 Feb 2011
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Terri
Answer: Dear Terri, Botrytis fungus can cause a lot of headaches for strawberry growers and can be difficult to control even with fungicides. Keeping your ...
Answered: 03:35PM, 25 Feb 2011
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Karen
Answer: Dear Karen, Hollyhocks suffer with both powdery mildew and rust. They are both fungal diseases and can be controlled with a systemic fungicide. W...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 03:40PM, 22 Aug 2011
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sam
Answer: Dear Sam, Sorry to hear that your tomatoes are doing so poorly. Tomatoes can be affected by a number of diseases and viruses. Leaves yellowing, c...
Answered: 11:41AM, 30 Aug 2011
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Doug
Answer: Your silverbeet leaves may have a fungal disease called beet rust. This disease can be controlled with Lime sulphur. http://www.yates.com.au/garden...
Answered: 02:36PM, 03 Sep 2013
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William
Answer: Hi William, You can use Yates copper oxychloride (leaf curl copper spray) for your citrus trees but you need to make sure that you have a look at s...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 09:31AM, 08 Aug 2014
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Jeani
Answer: Hi Jeani, It looks like you have a problem called Myrtle rust which attacks plants in the myrtaceae family. We have two products that would treat t...
Category: Diseases
Tags: diseases
Answered: 08:48AM, 31 Mar 2016
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Wayne
Answer: Hi Wayne, it looks like you may have myrtle rust as the spots do have a purplish tinge, http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/plant/myrtle-rust onc...
Category: Pests
Tags: diseases
Answered: 12:52PM, 14 Apr 2016