Fusarium Head Blight in Texas Wheat and Small Grains

Date of Publication
September 3, 2021
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Fusarium head blight (FHB), also known as head scab, is a disease of barley, oat, wheat, and other small grains caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum and closely related Fusarium species. FHB is one of the most important diseases of wheat across most of the wheat-producing regions in the world. FHB can result in yield loss from sterility in produced heads and small and shriveled kernels with low seed test weight resulting from poor fillings. (3 Pages)

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