Diseases of Alfalfa



Diseases of Alfalfa Related

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.

Alfalfa Plant Diseases and Damage:: Photographs of plants infected by various pathogens and pests, with links to articles on integrated crop management.

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

Alfalfa Weevil:: Information on this important insect pest, Hypera postica, its life history, crop management practices, biological and chemical control, not forgetting the protection of pollinating insects.

Aphids in Alfalfa:: Information on the species that affect alfalfa, their management and control, and the protection of pollinating insects, and photographs of some beneficial insects useful for biological control.

Alfalfa Council:: Develops publications and programs covering a wide range of subjects of concern to alfalfa growers.

Autotoxicity in Alfalfa:: Article describing how old, living alfalfa plants or residual litter from old plants can destroy or greatly reduce the vigor of new alfalfa plants.

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