UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Joyce Wu, Tom Hinsenkamp, and Catherine Wendt, 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 31, 2014 through June 6, 2014.

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


Alfalfa, Root/Crown Rot, Phytophthora sp., Pythium sp., Aphanomyces sp., Outagamie

For additional information on plant diseases and their control, visit the PDDC website at pddc.wisc.edu.