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Figure 1 A) Stripe rust is characterized by yellow to orange lesions arranged in stripes on wheat leaves. Heads can become infected if the disease is severe. B) Stripe rust foci in a wheat field. Fields with multiple foci should be treated with fungicide first. Images courtesy of Barry Lewis (A) and Tim Britton (B).

Wheat Issues - May 5, 2020

Wheat Issues – Stripe Rust Alert This past weekend, a stripe rust alert was issued by Dr. Cowger and Dr. …

Tobacco News for January 2020

This newsletter features all the events upcoming for tobacco growers, as well as some important data updates. Please check …

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