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 May 10, 2014 through May 16, 2014.
Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County
Basil, Root Rot, Pythium sp., Columbia
Horseradish, Virus Disease, Unidentified virus (suspected turnip mosaic virus), McHenry (IL)
Pepper, Gray Mold, Botrytis cinerea, Adams
Pepper, Impatiens Necrotic Spot, Impatiens necrotic spot virus, Adams
Tomato, Herbicide Injury, None, Winona (MN)
Soybean Soil, Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines, Columbia, Dane
For additional information on plant diseases and their control, visit the PDDC website at pddc.wisc.edu.