Tag Archives: Smith

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

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 19, 2013

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison This week I scouted winter wheat in variety trials in Lancaster and Arlington Wisconsin on June 19, 2013.  Wheat has completed flowering in these locations and most … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 12, 2013

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison This week I scouted winter wheat in variety trials in Janesville and Arlington Wisconsin on June 11, 2013.  Wheat is in full flower or completed flowering in … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease | Tagged | Leave a comment

Early Season Soybean Diseases

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison As the soybean season is progressing slowly, questions have come in about seedling diseases and early season disease of soybean.  With the cool wet weather, we have … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 5, 2013

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Winter wheat was scouted in variety trials in Janesville and Lancaster Wisconsin on June 4, 2013. Wheat is beginning to flower, or is in full flower, in … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease | Tagged | Leave a comment
Page 13 of 15« First...1112131415