Corn & Soybean Diseases Confirmed Sept. 13-28

Corn & Soybean Diseases Confirmed Sept. 13-28

The following diseases were reported in samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab September 13 - 28.

Map of Nebraska crop reporting districts
Figure 1. Reporting districts (View larger)


East District – Stem canker, pod and stem blight, purple seed stain, charcoal rot

Northeast District – Brown stem rot, charcoal rot, Anthracnose, purple seed stain, pod and stem blight


East District – Anthracnose stalk rot, Fusarium stalk rot, Diplodia stalk rot, northern corn leaf blight

Southeast District – Fusarium crown and stalk rot, Fusarium ear rot, Anthracnose stalk rot

Central District – Diplodia stalk rot, Fusarium stalk rot

Northeast District – Anthracnose stalk rot, Charcoal rot


Find more information and photos about these diseases in the Crop Disease Management section of CropWatch for Soybean and Corn.

Visit the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic page in CropWatch for

  • information on how to submit crop and pest samples,
  • a sample submission form, and
  • a fee schedule for diagnostic services.
Fusarium stalk rot in corn
Figure 2. Fusarium stalk rot in corn.

For more information see Stalk Rot Diseases in Nebraska Corn Fields.

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