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Sweet Corn Disease Nursery

Stewart's Bacterial Wilt, Erwinia stewartii

Rates of Seed Treatment Insecticides to Control
Stewart's Wilt on Sweet Corn


  1. Munkvold, G. P., McGee, D. C., and Iles. A. 1996. Effects of imidacloprid seed treatment of corn on foliar feeding and Erwinia stewartii transmission by the corn flea beetle. Plant Dis. 80:747-749.

  2. Pataky, J.K., du Toit, L.J., Kunkel, T.E., and Schmitt, R. A. 1995. Severe Stewart's wilt in central Illinois on sweet corn hybrids moderately resistant to Erwinia stewartii. Plant Dis. 80:104.

  3. Pataky, J. K., Michener, P.M., Freeman, N. D., Weinzierl, R. A., and Teyker, R. H. 2000. Control of Stewart's wilt in sweet corn with seed treatment insecticides. Plant Dis. 84:1104-1108.

  4. Suparyono and Pataky, J. K. 1989. Influence of host resistance and growth stage at the time of inoculation on Stewart's wilt and Goss's wilt development and sweet corn hybrid yield. Plant Dis. 73:339-345.

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