Disease control is one of the most important aspects of home vegetable garden disease management. There are many connected tools to reduce the impact of diseases in the garden. Productive and healthy plants are a result of good cultural management practices, such as site selection, providing good growing conditions, cultivar selection, and preventive practices like rotation. In-season management for diseases includes using disease free plants and seeds, installing mulches and using stakes as well as utilizing appropriate protective fungicides. This publication provides an overview of all of these tools for the home gardener.
Published by: University of Tennessee Extension
Date Published: August 2014
Link to Resource: https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W316.pdf