Telenko Lab

Promotes sustainable and economically sound disease management in Indiana field crops

Telenko Lab

Our research program focuses on promoting sustainable and economically sound disease management practices in Indiana field crops. We have an interdisciplinary plant pathology research and extension program involved in studying the biology and management of soilborne and foliar pathogens of agronomic crops.

CONTACT US

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology
dtelenko@purdue.edu
915 W. State Street
Lilly Hall Room 1-317
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Tel: 765-496-5168

TOP RESEARCH

Graduate Ag Research Spotlight – Tiffanna Ross

https://ag.purdue.edu/arge/Pages/Spotlight-Ross.aspx

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FEATURED RESEARCH

Graduate Ag Research Spotlight – Tiffanna Ross

https://ag.purdue.edu/arge/Pages/Spotlight-Ross.aspx

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Managing corn tar spot in northern Indiana.

Tar spot is a foliar disease of corn that has emerged as a dire economic threat to the United States Corn Belt. Tar spot is caused by an obligate fungal pathogen Phyllachora maydis which reduces corn grain yield and quality. The economic impact of tar spot in the U.S. is predicted at $231 Bil reduction in…

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Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS): Integrated Management Tactics for SDS, FvTox1 Expression and SDS Hyperspectral Sensing

Soybean Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is known to be one of the most yield limiting soybean diseases in the United States. SDS is caused by a soil borne pathogen (F. virguliforme) which results in a two-stage symptom development: i. root necrosis followed by ii. foliar symptoms of interveinal chlorosis and necrosis, that occurs late in…

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