Cotton Diseases I

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Cooperative Extension Service
Entomology, Plant Pathology and Agricultural Communications Sections
Clemson University

This publication features 9 full-colored photos of common disease of cotton to help you determine the cause of damage in the field.

The reverse side provides information on each disease. The descriptions include where and when the cotton is susceptible to damage and the type of damage caused.


  • Ascochyta gossypii
  • Ascochyta seedling blight
  • Ascochyta wet weather blight
  • Bacteria angular leaft spot
  • Belonolaimus
  • Cotton boll rot
  • Fusarium
  • Fusarium moniliforme
  • Fusarium oxysporum
  • Fusarium wilt of cotton
  • Hoplolaimus spp.
  • Lance nematode
  • Post-emergent dying
  • Pythium
  • Rhizoctonia solani
  • Sting nematode
  • Verticillium albo-atrum
  • Verticillium wilt
  • Xanthomonas malvacearum


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