Disease Reports from the UNL Diagnostic Clinic

Disease Reports from the UNL Diagnostic Clinic

The following diseases were reported in samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab from June 28 to July 11.

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

Soybean

East District – Rhizoctonia root rot, Pythium root rot, Phytophthora root and stem rot

East Central District – Rhizoctonia root rot, Phytophthora root and stem rot

Southeast District – Phytophthora root and stem rot

Corn

Central District – Pythium root rot, Bacterial leaf streak, Common rust

East District – Pythium root rot, Bacterial leaf streak, Common rust

North District – Bacterial leaf streak, Common rust

Northeast District – Bacterial leaf streak, Common rust

Northwest District – Fusarium root rot

South District – Bacterial leaf streak, common rust

Southeast District –Bacterial leaf streak, Northern corn leaf blight, Common rust

Southwest District – Fusarium root rot, Rhizoctonia root rot

Wheat

East District – Black chaff/bacterial stripe, Fusarium head blight

South District – Septoria leaf spot, Stripe rust, Black chaff/Bacterial stripe

Southwest District – Wheat streak mosaic virus, High plains virus

Chickpeas

Southwest District – Ascochyta blight

Resources

Find more information and photos about each of these diseases in the Crop Disease Management section of CropWatch for Wheat, Soybean, and Corn. If you'd like to submit a sample to the clinic for diagnosis, check this CW story, Quality Samples Lead to Better Diagnosis, for tips on packaging and sending samples.

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.