Ascospore Trapping of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Snap Bean Fields (2009)

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Cindy Ocamb
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Nathan Miller
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, BPP, OSU

David H. Gent
USDA-ARS, Corvallis

Robert B. McReynolds
OSU North Willamette Research & Ext. Center


  1. Evaluate ascospore detection of S. sclerotiorum using multiple Rotorod spore traps.
  2. Monitor environmental conditions within bean fields to begin model development of ascospore detection events.