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Squash, melons, gourds, cucumbers, pumpkins, watermelons, and luffas.
This is where lots of great vegetable production information is that didn't fit anywhere else.
- Leafy Greens
This is the place for quality information on the production and management of lettuce, spinach, and other leafy green crops.
- Organic Vegetable Production
Information for producers interested in following USDA Organic standards, whether certified or not.
- Pest Management
Information on control of insects, weeds, and disease in vegetables.
- Post-Harvest Handling and Storage
Relevant information from harvest and washing to packing, storage, and distribution of crops.
- Spray Guides and Handbooks
- Technical Bulletins
A series of one-page fact sheets dealing with topics of interest associated with production of fruits, vegetables and livestock on Illinois Small Farms.
Find production information on one of Illinois' most profitable and delicious crops.
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
402 Ava Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Onions and Garlic
- Diseases of Garlic
Symptoms and signs, disease cycles, and management strategies. Put out by Cornell University Dept. of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology.
- Garlic Insect Management
Richard Weinzierl, University of Illinois Extension Specialist, Entomology - discusses garlic insect management. Information presented as a powerpoint presentation (please give extra time for presentation to download)
- Garlic Production
Planting, irrigation, harvest/storage, pest management, and fertilization. Dr. Alan Walters, So. Illinois University.
- How to Manage Diseases, Insects, and Weeds in Onion and Garlic
From the UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines. University of California's official guidelines for pest monitoring techniques, pesticides, and non-pesticide alternatives for managing pests in agriculture.
- Onion Disease Guide
Seminis disease guides provide descriptions and pictures of the more commonly found diseases and disorders worldwide by species. For each disease and disorder, you will find the common name, the cause, where it occurs, symptoms, conditions necessary for development and control measures.
- Organic Garlic Variety Evaluation
Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2012. Timothy Coolong and Ty Cato, University of Kentucky, Lexington.