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Tags: field crop diseases

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March 26, 2020

Description

Fusarium head blight is a fungal disease of wheat, barley, oats and other small cereal grains and corn. This publication provides information on the disease, including its history in Canada and Alberta, symptoms and effects of the disease, and steps that can be taken to manage fusarium head blight.


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November 1, 2012

Description

The objective of the Alberta Fusarium graminearum Management Plan is to limit the introduction, escalation, spread and economic impact of F. Graminearum in Alberta


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July 1, 2007

Description

A round five million acres of canola are now grown annually in Alberta. Sclerotinia white stem rot is one of the most destructive diseases of this crop. To help canola growers predict outbreaks of sclerotinia white stem rot, a disease forecast system was developed. The forecast system is a...


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June 1, 1997

Description

Virulent blackleg of canola/rapeseed is a fungal canker or dry rot disease of the actively growing crop that causes stem girdling and lodging. In heavily infested crops, up to 100 per cent of the stems may be infected, resulting in major yield loss. Two types of blackleg fungus infect canola -...


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January 1, 1993

Description

The information in this fact sheet was prepared five decades ago by Dr. J.T. Slykhuis and Dr. J.E. Andrews at the Agriculture Canada, Lethbridge Research Station. With a few minor revisions, all their virus control information is as valid now as it was then. Wheat streak mosaic, which is probably...