Crop Diseases Confirmed in Corn and Soybean July 16-26
Next week while I am attending the American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting and International Congress of Plant Pathology, the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic will be operating at partial capacity until Monday, Aug 6. 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 until the samples can be read.
The following diseases were reported in samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab from July 16 – July 26.
East District – Anthracnose, brown stem rot, Phytophthora root and stem rot, stem canker, charcoal rot
Southeast District – Bacterial pustule, Phytophthora root and stem rot, stem canker, charcoal rot.
Central District – Phytophthora root and stem rot
Northeast District – Frogeye leaf spot, Phyllosticta leaf spot
East District – Common rust, southern rust, gray leaf spot, eyespot, gray leaf spot (GLS), Physoderma brown spot, holcus spot, northern corn leaf blight, northern corn leaf spot, southern corn leaf blight, Goss’s wilt
Northeast District – Gray leaf spot, southern rust
Southeast District – Bacterial leaf streak, southern rust
Central District – Bacterial leaf streak, common rust, gray leaf spot
South District – Bacterial leaf streak, common rust, southern rust, gray leaf spot
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.
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