Orchid Pests and Diseases

Orchid Pest and Disease Index


Trying to Diagnose a Problem?

Orchid Pests and Diseases

Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Orchid Pests and Diseases by Sue Bottom contains pictures of orchids afflicted with various problems to assist you in diagnosing problems. Email us a description and picture of any problem you might be having and we'll see if we can figure out a cure.

Orchid Disease Control

Part 1 - How Do Orchids Respond to Disease, Sue Bottom
Part 2 - Bacterial and Fungal Infections, Sue Bottom
Part 3 - Bactericides and Fungicides, Sue Bottom
Orchid Hygiene, Sue Bottom
Hydrogen Peroxide, Sue Bottom

Orchid Ailment Links

Orchid Pests & Diseases & Video Library, American Orchid Society
Pests and Diseases, Martin Motes, Motes Orchids
Identification and Control of Orchid Ailments, Hark Orchideen
Pests and Diseases of Dendrobiums, University of Hawaii

Pesticides and Fungicides & Bactericides

Orchid Pests and Diseases

Generally Available and Specialty Chemicals

Pesticides & Fungicides & Bactericides, Sue Bottom
2018 Guide to Ornamental Fungicides, Syngenta
Bactericides for Ornamentals, Ann Chase, GPN What's New
Applying Fertilizers and Chemicals, Sue Bottom

Identification and Treatment

Great Publications and Presentations

Featured Creatures, University of Florida
Insect and Arthropod Pest Identification and Management, University of Georgia
Fungus Gnats, Dr. Paul J. Johnson, South Dakota State University
The Occurrence and Control of Fungal and Bacterial Orchid Diseases, Dr. Huang, Taiwan Bureau of Animal & Plant Health Inspection
Conversion Tables, Formulas and Suggested Guidelines for Horticultural Use, University of Georgia
Home Application of Fungicides, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Fungicide Mobility for Nursery, Greenhouse, and Landscape Professionals, Purdue University
Fungicide Rotation for Nursery, Greenhouse, and Landscape Professionals, Purdue University
2014 Guide to Ornamental Fungicides, Syngenta
Pesticide Options for Pests of Commercial Flowers in Florida, University of Florida
Selected Miticides for Ornamental Plants, University of Florida
Insecticide Rotation, Four Star Greenhouse
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