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UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic


The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from December 20, 2014 through December 26, 2014.

Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County


Potato, Bacterial Soft Rot, Pectobacterium carotovora, Portage

Potato, Fusarium Dry Rot, Fusarium sp., Portage

For additional information on plant diseases and their control, visit the PDDC website at

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