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Diseases in the News: Thousand Cankers Disease Found in Tennessee

The Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD) of walnuts, particularly black walnuts, that was previously thought to occur only in the western U.S., was recently found near Knoxville, Tennessee. Based on the relatively widespread distribution of the disease in the surrounding area and … Continue reading

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Disease Du Jour (August 12)

Today’s disease photos come courtesy of Stuart Gauthier in Vermillion Parish. Several Chinese elms in a landscape bed had died suddenly, and when the bark was removed from the base of the tree, white fungal mycelium that is typically associated … Continue reading

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Disease Du Jour (July 12)

To get the week off to a good start our “disease du jour” comes to us courtesy of Russell Harris in Orleans parish. This is oak leaf blister caused by the fungus Taphrina caerulescens. The disease develops on a wide variety of oaks … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Louisiana Plant Pathology blog

This blog is intended as means of keeping county agents and other interested parties informed about current diseases affecting horticultural crops in Louisiana and other issues related to plant pathology that may be of interest to them. The information presented is intended for … Continue reading

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