Field Crop Pathology

Home


Purdue Field Crop Pathology

Time to Scout Field Crops: What to Look for in Corn

By Darcy Telenko | July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Yes, we have found tar spot in Indiana for 2020 Darcy Telenko and John Bonkowski Early planted corn in Indiana is reaching late vegetative stages and tasseling in the south. Therefore, it is time to start monitoring for diseases to…

Read More

Foliar Diseases of Wheat and Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Management

By Darcy Telenko | May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rainy, wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases in wheat. Already our southern neighbors have started reporting multiple diseases in wheat. These include – strip rust and Septoria leaf spot. A number of resources are available to help distinguish wheat…

Read More

Field Crop Disease Update 2020: Wheat – Accurate Diagnosis of Potential Injury, Viruses, or Other Issues in Wheat.

By Darcy Telenko | May 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wheat has greened up and is actively growing across Indiana (except during these last few cold spells). Our southern field plots in Vincennes were at Feekes 10.3-10.4 (1/4 to 1/2 head visible) this week, while in West Lafayette plots are…

Read More

New and Updated Disease Monitoring Resources for Field Crops

By Darcy Telenko | May 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Planting has begun to ramp up here in Indiana. I want to remind you of a few resources for monitoring field crop diseases. Some are updated and others are new this spring. In addition, the field crop pathology team will…

Read More

Ag-related Resources for COVID-19

By Darcy Telenko | March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Follow this link for a collection of fact-based ag-related information from around the country relevant to the current outbreak of the COVID-19 virus around the globe provided by The Chat ‘n Chew Cafe

Read More

The 2019 Applied Research in Field Crop Pathology for Indiana is Now Available

By Darcy Telenko | January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

A summary of the 2019 applied field crop pathology trials conducted by the Purdue Field Crop Pathology program in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology is now available. It can found online on our Extension Field Crop Pathology website…

Read More
Tar Spot
Tar Spot
Grey Leaf Spot
Grey Leaf Spot
Frogeye Leaf Spot
Frogeye Leaf Spot
Sudden Death Syndrome
Sudden Death Syndrome

About Us

Our Field Crop Pathology Team is responsible for developing and executing an Extension programs that educates agribusiness clientele on the importance of effective and economical disease management for agronomic crops. Field crop diseases can significantly impact the health of these commodities, and result in losses in profitability. Additionally, over 20 diseases of corn, soybean, and wheat may affect crops in a single growing season, making disease identification and management a primary concern.

The program is focused on recognizing and understanding new diseases and their potential impact on Indiana agriculture, and quickly and effectively distributing information in the event of a disease threat to Indiana crop production.

2020 Tar Spot Distribution Map - Indiana

2020 Southern Rust Distribution Map - Indiana