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Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Highlights

The following plant disease highlights have been compiled from samples submitted to the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratories from June 4-18, 2019. Diagnostic samples of agronomic crops have included leaf streak on orchardgrass; Lepto leaf spot on alfalfa;

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Highlights

The following plant disease highlights have been compiled from samples submitted to the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratories from May 21-June 3, 2019. Diagnostic samples of agronomic crops have included leaf streak on orchardgrass; head blight and bacterial

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Highlights

The following plant disease highlights have been compiled from samples submitted to the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratories from May 1 to May 20, 2019. Diagnostic samples of agronomic crops have included Pythium and Rhizoctonia damping off, anthracnose,

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How NOT to Submit Plant Samples for Diagnosis

Spring brings with it fresh, new plant growth and gardeners filled with enthusiasm. However, when landscape or garden plants begin to show symptoms of a problem, or when commercial crops start to decline, the two questions from home gardeners’ and

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Highlights

The following plant disease highlights have been compiled from samples submitted to the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratories during April 2019. Diagnostic samples of agronomic crops have included Sclerotinia crown and stem rot on clover; alfalfa weevil feeding

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Highlights

The following plant disease highlights have been compiled from samples submitted to the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratories since the start of 2019. Diagnostic samples of agronomic crops have included Sclerotinia crown and stem rot on alfalfa; Pythium

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Highlights

The following plant disease highlights from the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratories represent recent sample submissions from field crops, fruit, vegetables, and ornamentals. Diagnostic samples of agronomic crops over the past two weeks have included gray leaf spot,

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