Crop diseases

News

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Hot days, cool nights and spotty showers create conditions for powdery mildew to thrive.
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  • Friday, July 15, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cornfields in northeastern Missouri this spring were more uneven following prevented planting acres. Typically, they were phosphorus-deficient and had slower early growth than fields following soybean. These are symptoms associated with corn fallow syndrome, which is known to stunt corn and cause purple, phosphorus-deficient leaves and poorly developed roots.
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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – After the horrible wheat scab year in 2015, farmers watch their maturing wheat crop with worry this spring. Some want to start spraying.
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