Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update 3/22-3/28

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 March 22, 2014 through March 28, 2014.

Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County


Plum, Plum Pockets, Taphrina communis, Walworth


Beet, Southern Sclerotium Root Rot, Sclerotium rolfsii, Vernon

For additional information on plant diseases and their control, visit the PDDC website at