Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat. Fusarium Head Blight (FHB). Also called head scab Caused by the fungus Fusarium Survives on grass crop residues Corn Grain Sorghum Small grains Fusarium shown growing on wheat residue in picture to the right. Life Cycle of FHB.
Credit: M. McMullen & S. Zhong
North Dakota State Univ.
FHB-infected grains infected head on the rightNormally developing grains of wheat
Foliar wheat fungicides – 2009 infected head on the right
Rate PHIA Leaf Stripe Powdery Septoria Tan
Product (oz/A) (days/GS) rust rustB mildew complex spot FHB_
Tilt 4 10.5 VG VG VG VG VG P
Folicur 4 30 E E G VG VG F
Caramba 10-17 30 E E --- --- --- G
Proline 5.0-5.7 30 VG --- --- VG VG G
Prosaro 6.5-8.5 30 E E G VG VG G
Headline 6.0-9.0 10.5 E E G VG E NR
Quadris 6.2-10.8 10.5 E E F-G VG E NR
Quilt 14 45 E E VG VG VG NR
Stratego 10 35 VG VG G VG G NR
TwinLine 6-11 30/10.5 E E G VG E NR
APHI = pre-harvest interval; number of days required between last application & harvest
BEfficacy ratings from the North Central Regional Committee on Management of Small Grains Diseases;
E=excellent; VG=very good; G=good; F=fair; P=poor; NR=no rating.
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