Managing Powdery Mildew of Hops in the Northeast

Powdery mildew (Podosphaera macularis (Wallr.) U. Braun & S. Takam) is one of the predominant fungal diseases that you might encounter in your hopyard.  Any pest issue in your crop can be daunting but a diligent integrated pest management (IPM) approach can help overcome many issues.  The goal of integrated pest management is to integrate a multipronged approach including prevention, observation, and various intervention strategies to reduce or eliminate the use of pesticides while at the same time managing pest populations at an acceptable level.  This article will provide you with some guidelines on how to manage powdery mildew in your hopyard.

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