Diplodia Leaf Streak of Corn: A Diagnostic Guide

Nolan R. Anderson, Carl Bradley, Kiersten A. Wise

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Disease: The official common name of ihe foliar disease on corn is Diplodia leaf slreak, oflen given ihe shorthand nomenclature DLS. Hosts: The only known hosl of DLS is corn (Zea mays L.; Bradley 2016). Pathogen: The fungus lhal causes DLS is Stenocarpella mac-rospora (Earle) B. Sutton. In older literature, the synonym Diplodia macrospora is sometimes used. 5. macrospora can also cause Diplodia ear rot (While 2016).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-163
Number of pages5
JournalPlant Health Progress
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2021

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  • corn
  • Diplodia
  • Stenocarpella macrospora
  • Zea mays

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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