Biology and Management of Fusarium Diseases on Sweet Corn in the PNW (2002)

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cynthia M. Ocamb
Ext. Specialist and Assistant Professor Botany and Plant Pathology, OSU

Nathan Miller
Graduate Student, OSU, Corvallis

Tim Knight
Faculty Research Assistant, BPP, OSU

Dan McGrath
Linn County, Regional Ag. Agent - Marion County

Jim Myers
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Ed Peachy
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Mary Powelson
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Alex Stone
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Root Rot of Sweet Corn in Western Oregon

Describes the causes and disease cycle of sweet corn root rot diseases, including the infection process and symptom development. Color photos illustrate symptoms at various stages of plant growth. Explains how to evaluate a field's risk for root rot development.
Beth Hoinacki, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University
Funding for this research was provided by the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission
OSU Extension Series # EM 8859

Length: 4 pages