Disease Alerts

The new Garlic Pests and Diseases Guide VOLUME 1 will be released in February 2023 and is a fantastic visual scouting and reference guide, showing pests and diseases on full lifecycle of garlic seedlings, plants, bulbs and cloves.

But occasionally a new disease requires highlighting and these alerts help you identify and treat these new diseases quickly and effectively.

Pink Soft Rot (Erwinia persicina)

Bacterial disease.  Not usually found in garlic – but has jumped from vegetable crops in 2021 season, and now showing up in many garlic Turban Group crops in 2022.