Professor Emeritus and UC Plant Pathologist Robert Raabe prepared this extensive presentation on diseases of ornamentals and other garden plants especially for UC Master Gardeners, but any serious gardener will benefit from Dr. Raabe's insights. This lecture features more than 300 photographs illustrating the symptoms of infectious and noninfectious conditions. Recorded in Contra Costa County in the San Francisco Bay area.
Symptoms of poor watering
Bacterial and fungal infections
Poor cultural practices
Wilting, overgrowths, stunting, and color changes
Plant Disease Part I 90 minutes
Plant Disease Part II 90 minutes
For the entire series: UC Master Gardener Lecture Series
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Quizzes offered on this site allow you to test your knowledge of the subject. They are not part of a Master Gardener Certification program. Contact your local Cooperative Extension office for information about becoming a Master Gardener.
Plant Diseases--Files you can download
Note: these materials were developed for Master Gardeners in the San Francisco Bay area of California
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