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The summary of the 2022 Applied Research in Field Crop Pathology publication is now available!

February 13, 2023

Applied Research in Field Crop Pathology for Indiana – 2022 

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Description: Typical white mold signs include fluffy white mycelium growth on stem and petioles with sclerotia developing as the fungus matures.

Update – Management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in soybean using the biofungicides Coniothyrium minitans and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

May 5, 2022

Two biofungicides, Coniothyrium minitans and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, are currently available and labeled to limit or suppress S. sclerotiorum in soybean. These biofungicides can be applied

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Statewide survey of Quinone Outside Inhibitor (QoI) fungicide resistant populations of frogeye leaf spot (Cercopsora sojina) in Indiana 

April 29, 2022

By Kaitlin Waibel Quinone outside Inhibitor (QoI) fungicides are effective against a wide range of pathogens on many crop species including C. Sojina in soybeans.

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Statewide survey of tar spot (Phyllachora maydis) distribution and intensity in Indiana 

April 29, 2022

By Kaitlin Waibel In 2018, tar spot was the third highest yield reducing disease of corn despite only being confirmed in only six states, but

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Field scale fungicide timing and efficacy trials for corn and soybean diseases in Indiana 

April 29, 2022

By Kaitlin Waibel Farmers use financial risk assessment to justify foliar fungicide applications, but yield losses and pesticide overuse can result from producers applying using

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Managing corn tar spot in northern Indiana.

April 27, 2020

Tar spot is a foliar disease of corn that has emerged as a dire economic threat to the United States Corn Belt. Tar spot is caused

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