Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu
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 28, 2015 through April 3, 2015.
Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County
Pear, Sphaeropsis Canker, Sphaeropsis sp., Waupaca
Potatoes, Common Scab, Streptomyces scabies, Oneida
Spinach, Fusarium Wilt, Fusarium oxysporum, Dane
Spinach, Root Rot, Pythium sp., Dane
For additional information on plant diseases and their control, visit the PDDC website at pddc.wisc.edu.