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Joan Allen  

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Bio: Education: BS Forestry Michigan Tech, MS Plant Pathology Cornell University
Current position: Assistant Extension Educator, UConn
Experience and Responsibilities: Plant Diagnostics, Education and research on plant disease, vegetables, invasive pests and pathogens. Field studies on organic control products for basil downy mildew.
Previous position: Research assistant, UConn. Worked on the study of plant growth and seed development in hypergravity.

Email :  joan.allen@uconn.edu
Location: University of Connecticut Joined Date: March 20, 2013


Recently answered questions:
How should I treat this tomato plant
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Mint plant fungus?
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Why is my pumpkin covered in orange blotches?
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How do I ripen green tomatoes before cold weather?
1 point    Posted:October 18, 2013

Raspberries produce no blossoms
0 points    Posted:August 26, 2013

Aphids on pepper plants
1 point    Posted:August 13, 2013

All my plants are turning yellow
1 point    Posted:August 13, 2013

How do I know when watermelons are ripe?
1 point    Posted:August 12, 2013

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Adding info to a page
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Recent comments:

May 14, 2013- http://www.caes.uga.edu/publications/pubDetail.cfm?pk_id=7801 sorry for delay in responding to...

April 18, 2013- Sorry, I did not intend for soapy water to be applied to the plants! In this case it is...

April 18, 2013- Traditional advice regarding companion plants says that Nasturtiums and radishes will help repel...

April 17, 2013- Hi Karen, Pruning off the ends of summer squash vines will result in the development of side...

April 16, 2013- Thanks!

April 15, 2013- That is a question that I don't know the answer to! (But I also wonder why)

April 2, 2013- Bradford pear is a cultivar of Pyrus calleryana, the ornamental pear, while orchard/edible pears...