PPDC: Goss's, Rusts, Pythium in Corn; Brown Stem Rot, Pythium and Phytophthora in Soybean July 2013

PPDC: Goss's, Rusts, Pythium in Corn; Brown Stem Rot, Pythium and Phytophthora in Soybean July 2013

July 26, 2013

Nebraska reporting districts

July 15 – 25

The following diseases were reported in samples submitted to the PPDC.

Corn
Central District — Goss’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight
Southeast District — Goss’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight
East District — Goss’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight
East Central District — Common Rust
Northeast District – Pythium damping off
Northeast District – Fusarium damping off
East Central District — Bacterial stalk rot (Pectobacterium chrysanthemi pv. zeae)
Southwest District — Bacterial stalk rot (Pectobacterium chrysanthemi pv. zeae)
South District – Leaf anthracnose
South District – Southern rust
South District – Common rust
South District – Gray leaf spot

Soybean
East Central – Brown stem rot
South – Brown stem rot
Central District – Pythium damping off
East District – Pythium damping off
North District – Pythium damping off
Southwest District – Pythium damping off
Northeast District – Phytophthora crown and stem rot
Central District – Phytophthora crown and stem rot

Kevin Korus
Coordinator, UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic