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 May 30, 2015 through June 5, 2015. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update: June 3

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison We have scouted wheat from South of Madison, Wisconsin up through to near Fond du Lac this week. Most winter wheat we have looked at has headed … 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 May 13, 2015 through May 29, 2015. … Continue reading

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Pest Management Fast Facts Updated

The popular publication Pest Management Fast Facts produced by the Nutrient & Pest Management (NPM) and the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programs has been revised. This useful four-page publication contains pest management thresholds and management options for corn, soybean, alfalfa, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 26

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Winter wheat in the south and south-central portions of Wisconsin is quickly approaching heading. Most wheat we have looked at recently is at boot stage with some … 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 May 16, 2015 through May 22, 2015. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 20

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist Winter wheat plots were examined this week by my graduate student, Brian Mueller, near Sharon, WI (far southern Wisconsin). Flag leaves had recently emerged and wheat looked very good in this location. No … Continue reading

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New Fact Sheets on Stem Canker and Pod and Stem Blight

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist During the 2014 season, two diseases appeared to be quite widespread across the midwest on soybean. These disease were stem canker and also pod and stem blight. Next to white mold, these diseases were … 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 May 9, 2015 through May 15, 2015. … Continue reading

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic Update 5/8/15

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 May 2, 2015 through May 8, 2015. … Continue reading

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