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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Pepper anthracnose has been reported in pepper in South Jersey. Pepper anthracnose is an extremely destructive disease if left uncontrolled. All developing fruit are susceptible. Daily scouting and preventative fungicide applications are needed, especially in fields with a history of the pathogen. For more information please see the 2011 Commercial Vegetable Production Guide.