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Wheat disease update and fungicide considerations

Stripe rust continues to be the top disease story for Kansas wheat in 2020. Leaf rust has also made an appearance. What other diseases should you be looking for and are fungicides still an option? Find out more in this article.

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Late-season wheat diseases: Be on the lookout for Fusarium head blight

Be on the lookout for some late-season diseases in wheat across Kansas. Get the latest wheat disease update from K-State Plant Pathology in this article.

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Wheat harvest: Identifying disease problems and setting harvest priorities

As we begin harvest across the state, we wanted to provide some reminders about diseases that may affect either grain quality or the viability of grain that is destined to be saved for seed.

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Fusarium head blight outlook and fungicide recommendations

Wet weather in many parts of Kansas this week are favorable for both Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) and stripe rust development. In this article, we walk through some reminders for fungicide applications for each of these diseases. Timing of treatment is key!

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Wheat harvest: Identifying disease problems and setting harvest priorities

As we look toward harvest in Kansas, this article provides some reminders about diseases that may affect either grain quality or the viability of grain that is destined to be saved for seed. There are some strategies for mitigating losses on heavily infested fields.

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Wheat planting - Consider seed treatments this year

As wheat planting draws closer in Kansas, fungicide seed treatments are strongly advised. Fungicide seed treatments are an important and highly effective tool for controlling common bunt and a host of other seed-borne diseases.

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