Category Archives: Plant Disease

UW Madison/ Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from July 4, 2015 through July 10, 2015. … Continue reading

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UW Madison/ Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from June 27, 2015 through July 3, 2015. … Continue reading

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New Fact Sheet on Soybean Seedling Diseases

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Hot off the press! New information and fact sheet on soybean seedling diseases and management. This document was developed in cooperation with the North Central Soybean Research … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight a Significant Issue in Wisconsin in 2015

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2015 growing season has been fairly challenging for managing winter wheat diseases. Many fields we have observed have some level of disease. Fusarium head blight (FHB or … Continue reading

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UW Madison/ Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from June 20, 2015 through June 26, 2015. … Continue reading

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Late Blight Supplement

Amanda Gevens, Potato & Vegetable Pathologist I am receiving many questions on late blight symptoms associated with seed sources vs. aerial spore deposition (from external sources).  I’ve included a nice review on this topic from Dennis Johnson, link below.  In short, … Continue reading

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Time to Consider Your White Mold In-Season Management Plan

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Many early planted soybeans in Wisconsin are nearing the R1 (beginning flower) growth stage. This means that soybean growers should consider their in-season white mold management plan … Continue reading

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UW Madison/ Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from June 13, 2015 through June 19, 2015. … Continue reading

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Time to Start Looking for Corn Diseases in Wisconsin

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2014 field season was a bit of a challenge for corn growers in Wisconsin, to say the least. We had poor growing conditions, which made for … Continue reading

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UW Madison/ Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from June 6, 2015 through June 12, 2015. … Continue reading

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