fusarium head blight

Forum: Beware of fusarium head blight in wheat; conditions right

Published on: 03/25/2013
Source : Purdue University Ag Communications
As the wheat crop goes into the flowering stage, growers need to monitor local conditions for the fungus Fusarium graminearum, more commonly known as head scab, said a Purdue University expert. "We've had a lot of rain and high humidity in Indiana as wheat begins to flower," said Kiersten Wise, Purdue Extension field crops disease specialist. "These conditions favor head scab development, and far...
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Heino Lõiveke Heino Lõiveke
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March 25, 2013
I agree that most important is amount of precipitation. But the another factor is very important too - temperature.

Heino Lõiveke, PhD
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