Ohio-State Plant-Pathology

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These potato plants are showing early symptoms of Dickeya. Photo credit: Margaret McGrath Known as Dickeya blackleg because symptoms are similar to blackleg, or just Dickeya, this disease is causing trouble for potato growers in the Northeast and particularly seed producers in Maine. An aggressive pathogen, the bacterium Dickeya dianthicola thrives in hot temperatures, which many areas in the Northeast are currently experiencing. Margaret Tuttle McGrath, a plant pathologist at Cornell…

Dickeya: A New Potato Disease

Rain makes grain, the saying goes. But too much spring rain also means disease, and lentil crops are no exception. Almost all pulse leaf diseases are trigg

Leaf diseases to look for in lentil crops - Grainews

Potato researcher warns of new disease threat

Read Potato researcher warns of new disease threat from Capital Press

Potato researcher warns of new disease threat

Read Potato researcher warns of new disease threat from Capital Press

Bolivia: Plague attacks papaya and other fruits

Bolivia: Plague attacks papaya and other fruits

Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chilies, raising the stakes for the country's quarantine and disease resistance efforts.

Scientists have identified four new pathogens previously not found in Australian chillies, raising the stakes for the country's quarantine and disease resistance efforts. The pathogens, all par.

Phomopsis Twig Blight & Stem Canker of Blueberry  Phomopsis twig blight and stem canker is becoming more common in Kentucky blueberry. Stressed plants are more susceptible to this disease, and reports are often associated with fields that have a history of Phytophthora root rot or severe abiotic disorder such as high pH.

Phomopsis Twig Blight & Stem Canker of Blueberry

Newest threat to palm trees in Florida - Sun Sentinel

Local researchers stalk newest threat to Florida palm trees