Diseases Diagnosed in October 2013

    Diseases Diagnosed in October 2013

    Potato Scab

    Scientific Name: Streptomyces scabies

    potato scab

    potato scab

    potato scab

    Photo(s): Potato Scab taken by Claudia Nischwitz, Utah State University

    Situation: Potato

    County: Beaver

    Fact Sheets: Cornell University


    Coryneum Blight Shothole

    Scientific Name: Wilsonmyces carpophilus

    cornyneum blight

    cornyneum blight

    Photo(s): Coryneum Blight images from USU publications

    Situation: Peach

    County: Grand

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University; Colorado State University


    Phytophthora Root Rot

    Scientific Name: Phytophthora sp

    phytophthora root rot

    phytophthora root rot

    Photo(s): (Top) Apple tree infected with root rot; (Bottom) Pepper plants showing signs of being infected with phytophthora root rot, William M. Brown Jr., Bugwood.org.

    Situation: Laurel

    County: Salt Lake County

    Fact Sheets: Alabama Cooperative Extension System

    *Links on the page are not intended as authoritative sources of management information. Established links allow users to view pictures of pests and find general biology and control information; for Utah-specific control recommendations please contact the Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab @ 435-797-2435. Pictures above are not always the exact species identified, but are representative photos of submitted samples.