FHB Update from ND, 07/20/18

Spring wheat is entering late stages of dough development in several areas of the state, however there are some late-planted fields that have started to flower. The greatest amount of scab risk for susceptible and moderately susceptible varieties is in the eastern third of North Dakota. Continue to monitor the growth stage in late planted spring wheat and durum and make a fungicide application at early-flowering.

--Andrew Friskop, Cereal Extension Pathologist, NDSU Department of Plant Pathology

For more details, go to the FHB Risk assessment tool at http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu

For the latest news and updates from the U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative, go to https://www.scabusa.org