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Fusarium Head Blight Update 6/4/13

Damon Smith, Extension Plant Pathologist, University of Wisconsin Winter wheat was scouted in in variety trials in Janesville and Lancaster Wisconsin on June 4, 2013. Wheat is beginning to flower, or in full flower, in these locations in Southern WI. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 29, 2013

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The wheat crop in southern Wisconsin is progressing through growth stages quickly now.  About 10 days ago we were at jointing and now we have fully expanded … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 15, 2013

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The status of disease on winter wheat in Wisconsin is pretty similar to that of last week (http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2013/05/wisconsin-winter-wheat-disease-update-may-8-2013/).  Wheat is at Feekes 4 or 5 this week … Continue reading

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Soybean Planting into Cool Wet Soil

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison What a difference a season can make!  Last year at this time it was unseasonably hot and the drought was beginning to rear its ugly head.  This … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 8, 2013

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 8, 2013 Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Wheat in southern Wisconsin is still very early in development.  At last scouting many varieties were looking good … Continue reading

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Damping Off and Root Rot of Alfalfa Caused by Phytophthora and Pythium

Carol Groves, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison, Damon L. Smith, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension Pythiums are probably the most common cause of seedling blight and seed rot in alfalfa, destroying seeds before germination or killing seedlings after emergence.  Phytophthora medicaginis can affect alfalfa plants at all … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – April 24, 2013

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – April 24, 2013 Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison On April 24 wheat plots were scouted at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station located in Columbia Co., Wisconsin.  … Continue reading

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Disease Profile – Aphanomyces Root Rot of Alfalfa

Disease Profile – Aphanomyces Root Rot of Alfalfa Quinn Watson (Plant Pathology, UW-Madison), Damon L. Smith (Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension) Aphanomyces Root Rot  (ARR) is a significant monocyclic seedling disease caused by the fungus-like plant pathogen, Aphanomyces euteiches. The disease afflicts … Continue reading

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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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