Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff

🕔May 13, 2019The bacterium that causes bacterial streak and black chaff disease in wheat and other small grains is Xanthomonas translucens.  In Texas, other species of Xanthomas cause leaf diseases of cotton, tomato and pepper.  […]

Texas Blacklands: Planting Delays; Wheat Coming Along

🕔Apr 29, 2019April rains have kept cotton planting to a minimum, stopping side dressing of corn, and limiting the number of corn acres that could receive a herbicide application. At this point […]

Louisiana Corn and Wheat: Rains Add Disease Concerns to Other Problems

🕔Apr 19, 2016Fusarium head blight has been of utmost concern to the few wheat producers we have this year, along with other foliar diseases. Damping off has been a problem in corn, […]

Nebraska Wheat: Fall Disease Management Strategies

🕔Sep 8, 2015The 2015 wheat growing season was plagued with severe, widespread epidemics of two diseases: stripe rust and Fusarium head blight, also known as scab.  Whereas stripe rust occurred statewide, Fusarium […]

Arkansas: Diseases Popping Up in Soybeans, Sorghum, Corn

🕔Jul 1, 2015The following is an update on the diseases we are seeing around the state at this point in the crop year and general thoughts on disease management. Dr. Jason Kelley […]

Nebraska Wheat: Too Late to Spray for Scab

🕔Jun 22, 2015A survey of fields of wheat and other small grain cereal crops June 17-18 in Lancaster and Saline counties showed moderate to severe levels of Fusarium head blight (scab) in […]

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