Editor's note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available as a downloadable PDF.

Link to PDFLaura E. Sweets
Commercial Agriculture Crops Focus Team
Department of Plant Microbiology and Pathology

Allen Wrather
Delta Research Center
Department of Plant Microbiology and Pathology

This publication covers the common diseases and management strategies in each of these categories. It includes 60 color photographs to aid in disease identification. This publication is part of a series of Integrated Pest Management manuals prepared by the MU Plant Protection Programs.


  • Early-season seed and seedling diseases
  • Foliage diseases
  • Virus diseases
  • Root and lower stem diseases
  • Stem
  • Pod diseases
  • Seed diseases


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Publication No. IPM1002