Four Fungal Diseases Wheat Growers Need to Watch For

May 4, 2019

The good news is the hard red winter wheat crop is growing like crazy and looking really good with all the subsoil moisture stored up from the wet winter.

The bad news is, all that wet weather pushes up the risk of foliar diseases and wheat growers in the central and southern U.S. need to be especially vigilant in scouting for disease and protecting the crop.

Mark Lubbers, WestBred wheat technical product manager, identifies four fungal infections requiring early identification and treatment.


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