Diseases Diagnosed in March 2011

    Diseases Diagnosed in March 2011

    Shothole Disease

    Scientific Name: Stigmina sp.

    shothole disease

    Photo(s): Shothole disease, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org.

    Situation: On peach

    County: Salt Lake County

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University


    Scientific Name: NA


    Photo(s): Lenticels, Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

    Note: Lenticels are NOT a plant disease, they are a natural formation that act as a pore, allowing the exchange of gases between the outside environment and the plant.

    Situation: Lenticels on cherry

    County: Salt Lake County

    Fact Sheets: None

    Necrotic Ring Spot

    Scientific Name: Ophiosphaerlla korrae

    nectrotic ring spot

    Photo(s): Necrotic ring spot, Mary Ann Hansen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org.

    Situation: Turf

    County: Salt Lake County

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University; Colorado State University

    *Links on the page are not intended as authoritative sources of management information. Established links allow users to view pictures of pests and find general biology and control information; for Utah-specific control recommendations please contact the Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab @ 435-797-2435. Pictures above are not always the exact species identified, but are representative photos of submitted samples.