August 2, 2011
Goss's wilt, a bacterial disease, has been confirmed in most counties across Central and North Central Illinois. Our guest, Dr. Carl Bradley, Extension Plant Pathologist with the Department of Crop Science discusses symptoms and management with us.
July 20, 2011
Maples, Ash, Redbuds and more are showing signs of stress. One branch at a time seems to be affected with early leaf color change, wilting or small leaves. A vascular disease called Verticillium Wilt could be the culprit.
June 16, 2011
Several samples of corn seedlings exhibiting chemical injury have been submitted to the Plant Clinic. Dr. Aaron Hager discusses symptoms of herbicide injury or carryover issues on a recent visit to the Plant Clinic.
May 26, 2011
The U of I Plant Clinic has received several spruce samples that we have determined to be infected with Setomelanomma the cause of Sudden Needle Drop (SNEED) a new threat for Illinois spruce.
May 20, 2011
Maple, Oak and Ash leaves are showing symptoms of blight. A group of fungal diseases called 'Anthracnose' are causing these dramatic leaf symptoms.
May 13, 2011
Diseases, stress, or insects may be causing the needles on your spruce tree to die.
May 10, 2011
Our guest Kelly Estes, Illinois State Survey Coordinator for the CAPS program, talks to us about Invasive species month and Emerald Ash Borer
May 3, 2011
Plant Clinic Coordinator Suzanne Bissonnette describes what the clinic is and does – and how their services can benefit homeowners, landscape managers and agricultural producers.
April 29, 2011
Plant Clinic Coordinator Suzanne Bissonnette talks about a few of the problems to look for on early-planted soybeans.