A: Sounds like bacterial wilt. There is really nothing that can be done other than remove the infected plants. If you want, there is still time to plant another crop.
A: Sound like it coul be Shothole Borers. We'd suggest you get an arborist to take a look at it to see exactly how much infestation you have. Also, there is usually something else that has weakened the tree before they attack. Here's an extension link that should provide more information:
A: This can get very specific depending on the number of years you've had a garden, crop rotation, type of soil, etc. We suggest you read the information on "Managing Diseases in Home Gardens" from NC State University found at this link: www.ces.ncsu.edu
A: Sounds like this could be caused by a disease called pecan scab. Suggest you go to the following link for more information specific to your problem: Growing Pecans in North Carolina
A: Sounds like Anthracnose disease. Keep the canopy clean of leaves and twigs as they fall to prevent the spread of fungal spores. In the winter when the buds start to swell, apply a systemic fungicide but, once the disease starts, it is hard to eradicate and could overtime kill the trees.
A: From the description, probably phyllosticta leaf spot (fungus) which is common in maples. Water regularly, fertilize annually and, most importantly, rake up and dispose of fallen leaves since fungus overwinters in old litter on the ground.
A: Most likely caused from a calcium deficiency in your soil. You need to have a soil test done. You can also use calcium foliar sprays and water during dry periods.
A: Problem is powdery mildew. If you treat it with horticultural oil, it will get rid of it.
A: Sounds like bacteria soft rot. You need to remove all of the infected plants and discard to prevent it from spreading.
A: Remove the entire zucchini plant. Put it into a plastic bag, seal it tightly and dispose of it to preclude contaminating other plants. You should also not eat any of the fruit from the infected plant.
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