Field Crop Disease Monitoring Resources For Indiana

There are a few resources available for monitoring field crop diseases here in Indiana. The Purdue Field Crop Pathology Team will be tracking diseases across Indiana and will post updates here in Pest & Crop and on the Purdue Field Crop Pathology Extension site. You can also follow me on Twitter @DTelenko

National disease tracking and prediction programs are place to monitor for some the more economically important diseases in the Unites States, such as Fusarium head blight in wheat, wheat stripe rust, southern rust of corn, and tar spot. In addition, the Crop Protection Network site hosts unbiased, collaborative outputs on important issues affecting field crops in the United States and Canada; this site has numerous resources and fungicide efficacy tables for corn, soybean, and wheat.

General resources for all field crops:

Purdue Field Crop Pathology Extension site:

  • Applied Research in Field Crop Pathology for Indiana
  • Tar spot and southern rust in season maps
  • In-season updates on diseases in Indiana

Crop Protection Network:

  • Fungicide efficacy tables can be found here for foliar corn, foliar and seedling diseases of soybean, and foliar diseases of wheat
  • A new tar spot of corn web book
  • Numerous crop protection resources

Disease prediction and/or tracking maps.


Fusarium head blight risk map:

Fusarium head blight risk map:


National wheat stripe rust tracking:

National wheat stripe rust tracking:





National soybean rust tracking:



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