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.
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
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
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
Southwest District – Ascochyta blight
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.