head blight


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Noun1.head blight - a blight of the heads of cereals
blight - any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting
wheat scab - a disease of the heads of wheat plants
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Type I resistance is typically scored as a percentage of visually assessed spikelets or seeds showing head blight symptoms under natural or spray inoculated conditions.
The lead article in this issue of Agricultural Research reports on the surprising genetic diversity of pathogens that cause Fusarium head blight of wheat and barley, a disease that is now a major threat to agriculture worldwide.
In addition, Oklee has moderate resistance to Fusarium head blight (FHB, caused primarily by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe).
Truman (tested as MO 980525) was released for its high grain yield, good test weight, and broad-based resistance to Fusarium head blight [caused by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe; telomorph: Gibberella zeae Schweinitz (Petch)].
ND 744 was released in January 2004 by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (NDAES) for its high level of resistance to Fusarium head blight (FHB) {caused by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe [telomorph Gibberella zeae (Schwein.
gov/NSF; verified 9 March 2004) and were requested because they are associated with a major quantitative trait locus (QTL) for resistance to Fusarium head blight (FHB) on wheat chromosome 3BS (Liu and Anderson, 2003).
Field disease ratings of reaction to Fusarium head blight (caused by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe) between April 2000 and July 2002 indicated that Expedition is moderately susceptible to this disease, similar to Arapahoe.
Caledonia is susceptible to Fusarium head blight (caused by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe), having 7.
NC-Neuse has exhibited a moderate level of resistance to Fusarium Head blight (FHB) [caused by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe, Group II (anamorph)].
Some product examples include Take Off technology for seed treatment and foliar applications; AVAIL Phosphorus Fertilizer Enhancer; NutriSphere-N Nitrogen Manager for use with urea, UAN and anhydrous ammonia; Nutri-Phite Plus to maximize floral intensity and fruit set; Preside CL soybean inoculant; Tuxedo Cereals; Primacy ALPHA, a phosphite-free nutritional for use on almonds and stone fruits, and Fungi-Phite Cereals, which helps control DON, a widespread disease in wheat caused by Fusarium head blight.
Examples of the projects receiving funding include researching the impact of drought and heat during flowering on canola yield, the screening and management of Fusarium Head Blight and improving wheat, lentil, faba bean and canaryseed varieties, to name a few.