Alfalfa

Alfalfa Disease Diagnosis

New and Revised Disease Fact Sheets

A new UW Extension disease fact sheet on Aphanomyces root rot has recently been developed and ready for download.  The fact sheet describes symptoms of Aphanomyces root rot, gives details about the pathogen that causes the disease, and gives some management ideas. You can download the fact sheet by visiting the ‘Fact Sheet’ section of […]

Evaluation of fungicides for control of foliar diseases of Alfalfa at cutting #1 in Wisconsin, 2014

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin Scott Chapman, Research Associate, University of Wisconsin Bryan Jensen, IPM Program, University of Wisconsin An evaluation of foliar applied fungicides for control of diseases of alfalfa was implemented in Wisconsin in 2014.  This work is a continuation of fungicide evaluation that has been ongoing since […]

Stamina Seed Treatment for Aphanomyces Root Rot Control On Alfalfa

Damon L. Smith – Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin Quinn Watson – Hilldale Undergraduate Scholar, University of Wisconsin Many alfalfa farmers in the state of Wisconsin often find themselves struggling with root rot diseases of alfalfa. One of the increasingly more prevalent pathogens that cause root rot is the fungal-like organism Aphanomyces euteiches. […]

Alfalfa seedlings with signs of Aphanomyces infection

Alfalfa seedlings with signs of Aphanomyces infection

 

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