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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek 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 October 25, 2014 through October 31, 2014.

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


Cranberry, Bitter Rot, Colletotrichum acutatum, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, Monroe

Cranberry, Ripe Rot, Coleophoma empetri, Monroe

Cranberry, Viscid Rot, Phomopsis vaccinii, Monroe

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