Last year Louisiana wheat was devastated by Fusarium head blight (scab) because of warm and wet weather conditions during flowering.
Over the past two weeks there have been multiple reports from producers and consultants throughout Louisiana of wheat scab, also known as Fusarium head blight.
Taproot decline (TRD) of soybean, caused by Xylaria sp., usually is not noticed until pod fill when interveinal chlorosis and necrosis (Figure 1) become evident
In Louisiana, soybean planting practices vary across the state, due in large part to varying environments and cropping systems.
Over the next few days, producers across the state will begin to assess damages to soybeans brought upon by tropical system Harvey.
Over the past two weeks, many reports of frogeye leaf spot have been coming in from all soybean growing areas in the state.
Bacterial blight was once (prior to 1991) a major disease of cotton causing average annual losses of as much as 3.4%. In severe cases, losses ranged from 50 to
Wheat and Corn Pathology Update (4/15/2016)
We have scouted several corn fields concerning reports of southern corn rust (SCR). These reports and field visits reveal an epidemic of southern rust.
Recently, there have been numerous reports of leaf spot in cotton.