Fusarium crown and root rot of sweet corn in the PNW: host resistance and association of cucumber beetles with infected hosts

Objective 1: Evaluate commercial sweet corn varieties and inbred germplasm in small plots for susceptibility to root rot, stalk node rot, and crown rot. Objective 2: Examine the relationship between Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle reproduction and seed microbial communities.

Cultivar Evaluation for Control of Common Smut in Sweet Corn and High Plains Virus in the Columbia Basin of Oregon and Washington (2005)

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Philip Hamm and George Clough
OSU Hermiston Agricultrual Research and Extension Center

Cooperators: Lindsey du Toit, Washington State University, Mount Vernon Research and Extension Unit, Mount Vernon, WA; Nick David and Stacy Gieck, Oregon State University, Hermiston; sweet corn processors in Oregon and Washington; sweet corn seed producers; growers