Survey of corn fields in the Willamette Valley for stalk rot

PROJECT LEADERS: Mary L. Powelson, Robin Ludy and Virginia Heifer
Botany and Plant Pathology
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-2902

COOPERATORS: Bill Mansour and Dan McGrath

OBJECTIVES: 1) Determine the distribution and severity of stalk rot of sweet corn in the Willamette Valley; 2) Determine which Fusarium species are most commonly associated with stalk rot; and 3) Conduct a crop history survey.