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More New Field Crops Disease Fact Sheets

More New Field Crops Disease Fact Sheets Damon Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, UW Department of Plant Pathology Two more new fact sheets on diseases of soybean have been developed and uploaded to the UW-Extension Field Crops Pathology website at … Continue reading

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Three New Field Crops Disease Fact Sheets

Three New Field Crops Disease Fact Sheets Damon Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist (UW Department of Plant Pathology) Three new fact sheets on diseases of soybean have been developed.  Fact sheet XGT1012 provides detailed information about brown stem rot of … Continue reading

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Disease Profile – Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot of Soybean

Disease Profile – Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot of Soybean Damon L. Smith, (Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension) Phytophthora root and stem rot (PRSR) is a common disease of soybean that can ultimately cause death of soybeans at any stage of development.  … Continue reading

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Wheat Scouting and a little more about rusts

Wheat Scouting and a little more about rusts Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison On April 2nd I scouted my first wheat plots of the 2013 season.  Theses plots were located at the … Continue reading

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Disease Profile – Leaf Blotch Diseases of Wheat

Disease Profile – Leaf Blotch Diseases of Wheat Carol Groves, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison, Damon L. Smith, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension                 Leaf blotch is a complex of common fungal diseases of small grains (e.g., … Continue reading

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Using Fungicides on Wheat

Using Fungicides on Wheat Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison As of this writing there is still at least 6 inches of snow as I look out the window.  It is hard to … Continue reading

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2013 Update – “What’s on your seed?”

2013 Update – “What’s on your seed?” The “What’s on your seed?” poster, which was developed by the University of Wisconsin UW Extension and the Nutrient and Pest Management Program, has been updated for 2013!  Significant additions include small grains … Continue reading

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A New Virus of Soybean Confirmed in Wisconsin

A New Virus of Soybean Confirmed in Wisconsin Damon L. Smith (Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension), Kyle Willis (USDA-ARS Vegetable Crops Research Unit and Department of Plant Pathology, UW-Madison) This week our laboratory confirmed the presence of Soybean vein necrosis-associated virus (SVNaV) … Continue reading

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New Phytophthora spp. causing root rot on soybean in Wisconsin

New Phytophthora spp. causing root rot on soybean in Wisconsin Damon L. Smith (Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension), Anette Phibbs (State Plant Pathologist and Nematologist, Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection) The 2012 field season has been one for the record … Continue reading

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A New Field Crops Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

A New Field Crops Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Damon Smith has joined the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison as the new field crops extension pathologist.  He assumed this role as of September … Continue reading

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