Friday, March 31, 2017

Dickeya dianthicola in the production of herbaceous ornamentals

Portion of plug flat of Dickeya-infected Coreopsis plants with necrotic leaf tips.
During the month of March several producers submitted samples to the PDIC that turned out to be infected by the bacterium Dickeya dianthicola. See our full write-up on the Plant Pathology Extension Portal.