Category Archives: Plant Disease

Vegetable Disease Update, Supplemental newsletter 6

Supplemental Newsletter No 6 Additional counties with confirmed late blight in WI. Genotypes of recent submissions from Racine, Waushara, and Portage Counties have all been US-23. Supplement includes summary and access to management information. Also, please note that on Monday … 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 July 27, 2013 … Continue reading

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Field Crops Fungicide Information Webpage

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist Fungicides have become a major component of plant disease management plans for agronomic crops.  Fungicides are applied to prevent or slow epidemics of disease caused by fungi.  Unlike insecticides and herbicides, which are … Continue reading

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Disease Profile: Ergot

Dan Undersander, Extension Forage Agronomist, Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist We have had a report of ergot in pastures.  This is not unexpected with the cool, wet spring we had.  This can be toxic to cattle, sheep, and … 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 July 20, 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 July 13, 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 July 6, 2013 … Continue reading

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White mold management in soybeans

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist I published a new Disease profile on my website. Sclerotinia stem rot (SSR), also known as white mold, is a serious and often lethal fungal disease of many different plants in the North Central U.S., … 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 June 29, 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 June 8, 2013 … Continue reading

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