Wheat Disease Update – October 5, 2022

Meriem Aoun, Small Grains Pathologist Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University. As we start the new wheat season in Oklahoma, some disease management strategies can be made this fall to reduce damages later in the season. One of the most effective and sustainable ways to manage diseases is to grow resistant varieties. [ Read More ]

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Wheat Disease Update – 2 June 2022

Meriem Aoun, Small Grains Pathologist Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University. Crown and root rot (Figure 1) was among the common diseases throughout the last two weeks of May. We observed this disease in multiple counties in Oklahoma including Cimmaron, Payne, Major, Texas, Beaver, Canadian, Kingfisher, and Alfalfa. Culturing from infected samples [ Read More ]

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Wheat Disease Update – 19 May 2022

Meriem Aoun, Small Grains Pathologist Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University. During my visit to wheat fields in Morris (Okmulgee County) on May 16, I observed multiple fungal and bacterial diseases. Wheat crop in Morris looked good and tall compared to other locations in Oklahoma (Figure 1). Morris got substantial amount of [ Read More ]

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