Crop Diseases Confirmed by PPDC Sept. 27-Oct. 5 October 6, 2017
The Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic will be working at partial capacity October 12-19 due to my wedding out of state. Plant samples may still be submitted, but turnaround time will be delayed. All samples submitted to the clinic during this time will be stored under refrigerated conditions to maintain quality. I will return to the office October 19. Thanks in advance for your patience.
The following diseases were reported in samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab September 27 to October 5, 2017.
East District – Cercospora leaf blight
Southeast District – Anthracnose, charcoal rot, Fusarium crown rot
East District – Anthracnose stalk rot, Fusarium stalk rot
Central District – Anthracnose stalk rot, Physoderma brown spot, Maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV)
East District – Downy mildew
East District – Alfalfa rust, Cercospora leaf spot, Fusarium crown rot
Visit the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic page in CropWatch for
- information on how to submit crop and pest samples,
- sample submission form, and
- a fee schedule for diagnostic services.