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Authors as Published

Tom P. Kuhar, Professor, Entomology; Mark S. Reiter, Associate Professor, Nutrient Management; Steve L. Rideout, Associate Professor, Plant Pathology; Laura K. Strawn, Assistant Professor, Food Microbiology; David B. Langston, Jr., Professor, Plant Pathology; James Wilson, Extension Apiculturalist; James Parkhurst, Associate Professor, Fish and Wildlife Conservation; and Helen Doughty, Research Specialist.

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This guide lists vegetable varieties that are available and are adapted to the mid-Atlantic region, gives an overview of cultural practices, and list chemicals recommended to manage pests, diseases and weeds in vegetable crops. New varieties of vegetables are constantly being developed throughout the world. While all efforts are made to have comprehensive lists, not all varieties that are adapted will be listed.

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

March 9, 2020