Publications

Yellows diseases of echinacea, monarda and caraway

Description

Trends in crop diversification on the Canadian prairies have resulted in the increased production of exotic herbs, spices, essential oils and medicinal plants. With these new specialty crops have come unique disease and pest problems, some of which were previously rare or unknown on the prairies. One example is the so-called "yellows" diseases of echinacea, monarda and caraway. Recognizing the symptoms of these diseases and understanding the basic biology of the infectious agents that cause them is fundamental to developing an effective pest management program. But first, it helps to know a bit about the origins of these crops and what they should look like in a healthy condition.

Updated

November 1, 1996

Tags
caraway crop blight disease echinacea field crops monarda plant diseases specialty crops

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

4 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

Contributor

Sheau-Fang Hwang

Contributor

Kan-Fa Chang

Contributor

Ron Howard

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture

Resource Dates

Date Created

1996-11-01

Date Added

2015-08-05T16:55:22.686047

Date Modified

1996-11-01

Date Issued

1996-11-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

630-1

NEOS catalogue key

2368696

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Agriculture and Forestry

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca