Collaboration Leads to Documentation: Tracking the Spread of Tar Spot on Corn in the U.S.

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Tar spot is an emerging foliar fungal disease of corn that can reduce crop yield. Incidence and discovery of this disease greatly increased in 2018 and 2019 thanks to a coordinated, multi-state effort that relied heavily on social media and electronic disease mapping.

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