Diseases Diagnosed in May 2013
Necrotic Ring Spot
Scientific Name: Ophiosphaerlla korrae
Photo(s): Necrotic ring spot, Mary Ann Hansen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org.
County: Salt Lake County
Bacterial Leaf Spot
Scientific Name: N/A
Photo(s): R.K. Jones, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org
County: Cache, Uintah
Fact Sheets: None
Wheat Stripe Rust
Scientific Name: Paccinia striiformis
Photo(s): Wheat stripe rust, Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org.
Situation: On wheat
Raspberry Bush Dwarf Virus
Pathogen: No Latin name. Seed and pollen spread virus.
Photo(s): Image courtesy of Dr. Claudia Nischwitz, USU extension
Situation: Juneberry & Raspberry
Fact Sheets: Utah State University
Abiotic, unknown and/or non-disease stressors in May.
- Water Stress
- Nutrient deficiency
- Winter Stress
- Numerous samples were undetermined due to the cold weather. Clients were advised to contact the lab once it warmed up if the symptoms were still visible.