CARROT RUST FLY

CARROT RUST FLY

Carrot rust fly (CRF) is a pest that feeds on carrots, parsnips, and celery. Larvae tunneling into the taproot cause damage. Young plants will wilt and they may die, but they are more typically temporarily stunted, and the carrots grow bulbous, forked, and unmarketable. Fungi and bacteria may also infiltrate the injured tissue, causing severe…

GROWING CARROTS

GROWING CARROTS

Carrots (Daucus carota)  are a great vegetable to plant if you’re seeking something different to do with your garden. Carrots are a versatile root crop that may be cultivated in a variety of climates. Carrots are cool-season biennials (plants with a two-year life cycle) that have been grown for thousands of years. They were employed…

PEST & DISEASE OF CARROT, CABBAGE, LETTUCE, AND POTATO

PEST & DISEASE OF CARROT, CABBAGE, LETTUCE, AND POTATO

Pest of Carrot Carrot Rust Fly ( Psila rosae ) Carrot Weevil ( Listronotus oregonensis ) Flea Beetle (Systena blanda) Aphids (Willow-carrot aphid) (Cavariella aegopodii ) Disease of Carrot Alternaria Leaf Blight Fungus (Alternaria dauci ) Bacterial Leaf Blight (Xanthomonas campestris ) Black Rot (Alternaria radicina ) Cavity Spot (Pythium spp.) Pest of Carrot 1. Carrot Rust Fly ( Psila…