Goss’s Wilt: What’s All the Hullabaloo?


  • Carl Bradley
  • University of Illinois
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Goss’s wilt, caused by the bacterium Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. nebraskensis, has made a resurgence through Midwestern corn fields recently. In affected fields, yields have been decreased, and many are scratching their heads on why this disease is making a reappearance in the Midwest.