Eyespot of Corn

Title

Eyespot of Corn

Number

PM 963

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Publication Date:

5-2001

Status

Current

Description

Eyespot, caused by the fungus Aureobasidium zeae (previously known as Kabatiella zeae), has become a common disease in Midwest corn. It is prevalent in the north central and northeastern states and in Ontario and Quebec, but sometimes extends much farther south. In Iowa, it is most often found in the northern half of the state. The disease also is found in Europe and South America.

Campus Units

Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Department

Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Disciplines:

Agriculture | Plant Pathology

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