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Cooperative Extension Service and Vocational Agriculture Service
University of Illinois

This publication features 19 full-colored photos of common disease of wheat to help you determine the cause of damage in the field.

The reverse side provides information on each disease. The descriptions include where and when the wheat is susceptible to damage and the type of damage caused.


  • Aphids
  • Barley yellow dwarf
  • Crown rot
  • Dry land foot rot
  • Eyespot
  • Foot Rot
  • Frost injury
  • Fungi
  • Fusarium crown rot
  • Fusarium graminearum
  • Fusarium root
  • Gaeumannomyces graminis
  • Head blight
  • Helminthosporium crown rot
  • Helminthosporium root
  • Helminthosporium sativum
  • Herbicide injury
  • Mold
  • Polymyxa graminis
  • Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides
  • Rhizoctonia bare patch
  • Rhizoctonia solani
  • Scab
  • Sharp eyespot
  • Soil-borne mosaic
  • Sooty molds
  • Speckled snow mold
  • Strawbreaker
  • Take-all
  • Trifluralin
  • Typhula blight
  • Typhula idahoensis
  • Typhula incarnata
  • Virus
  • Wheat curl mite
  • Wheat streak mosaic virus
  • Winter injury


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