Identification and Control of Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) of Wheat in Georgia

Published on: 06/02/2020
Author/s : Alfredo Martinez-Espinoza 1, Rome Ethredge 2, John Youmans 1, Brian Vermeer 1, James Buck 1. / 1 Department of Plant Pathology, Griffin Campus, Griffin, GA; 2 UGA Extension, Seminole County, Donalsonville, GA.

Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), also called scab, is a devastating and dangerous disease of wheat and barley with worldwide distribution. The disease causes yield loss, low-test weights, low seed germination, and contamination of grain with mycotoxins. A vomitoxin called deoxynivalenol (DON) is considered the primary mycotoxin associated with FHB. This mycotoxin is subject to regulatory limits by the ...

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June 2, 2020

I like your focus on Fusarium.
But I have a question, have you tried with bacillus subtilis or trichodermas?

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September 6, 2020
Yes, Fusarium causes a lot of problems. We have developed the TOXI-SCRUB machine to eradicate Fusarium, DON and other Mycotoxins right after harvest. It is an easy going process and costs about 3,- usd per ton. After treatment all fungus and Mycotoxins are eradicated.
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