Category Archives: Plant Disease

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

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 October 12, 2013 … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 October 5, 2013 … Continue reading

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Soybean Vein Necrosis Disease in Wisconsin with video

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2diQwO0Was&noredirect=1[/youtube] In 2012 soybean vein necrosis disease (SVND) was described for the first time in Wisconsin (http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/files/2012/10/SVNaV.pdf).  This is a relatively new disease of soybean, which is … Continue reading

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New video: Sudden death syndrome of soybean

Dr. Damon Smith talks about sudden death syndrome (SDS) of soybean. SDS can be a significant problem in years where the spring is wet and cool resulting in infection by the fungus Fusarium virguliforme soon after emergence. However, SDS is … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 August 24, 2013 … Continue reading

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New Video: White Mold in Soybean

Dr. Damon smith talks about white mold of soybean.  For every 10% increase in incidence of white mold, there can be up to a 5 bushel per acre loss in yield.  This makes white mold an important disease of soybean … Continue reading

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Late Season Soybean Disease Update – August 27, 2013

Damon Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Several diseases have been popping up in soybean fields around the state over the past couple of weeks.  White mold (a.k.a. Sclerotinia stem rot) has become apparent in various fields, along … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 August 17, 2013 … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 August 10, 2013 … Continue reading

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Is that Soybean Mosaic Virus or Herbicide Injury?

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, Vince Davis, Extension Weed Scientist, Department of Agronomy, Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Calls, photos, and plant samples have been coming in over the last … Continue reading

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