Alfalfa Plant Diseases and Damage



Alfalfa Plant Diseases and Damage Related

Diseases of Alfalfa:: Information on various diseases which may affect this crop with photographs of some, the life cycle of the causal agent, the symptoms and plant health management.

Alfalfa Leaf Diseases:: Photographs and information on a number of diseases that affect this crop.

Diseases of Alfalfa: Nematodes:: Information on the damage done by the stem nematode, Ditylenchus dipsaci, with photographs of infected plants.

Diseases of Alfalfa: Non-Infectious:: Descriptions of physiological disorders, deficiencies, drought and frost damage.

Fungal Diseases of Alfalfa:: An identification guide to the fungal diseases that may infect this crop, with many photographs, brief descriptions of the symptoms and suggested management strategies.

Diseases of Alfalfa: Bacterial Wilt:: Photographs and information on how to identify this infection, caused by Corynebacterium insidiosum, and possible management strategies.

Focus on Woody Plant Diseases:: Information by host plant on diseases and damages affecting trees and perennial flowers from the University of Illinois Extension.

Plant Health, Pests and Diseases:: The Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries provides information on potentially harmful plant pests and diseases in Queensland, with a disease diagnosis service, information service and plant health publications.

Agricultural Research Service: Plant Diseases:: Outlines National Program 303, the aim of which is to develop and improve ways to reduce crop losses caused by plant diseases in the United States.

Drought Damage to Trees:: Article by Dr Kim Coder into the progressive response of trees to lack of water, the effects on growth, biological lag effects, drought hardening, increased pest damage and the visible symptoms.

  • New Additions: Alfalfa
Soil and Nutrient Management of Alfalfa
University of Wisconsin Extension: Alfalfa
Organic Alfalfa Production
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Publications: Alfalfa
Autotoxicity in Alfalfa