Management of Sweet Corn Root and Crown Rot in the Pacific Northwest

Objective 1: Evaluation of commercial sweet corn varieties and inbred germplasm in small plots for susceptibility to seed rot/damping-off as well as root, stalk, and crown rot. Objective 2: Evaluation of microbial (biofungicides) and chemical treatments for suppression of sweet corn seed rot/damping-off, root rot, and crown rot.Objective 3: Cooperate with other sweet corn projects (cultivar screenings, etc.) within and outside of OSU programs.