What to Do for Fusarium Root Rot on Wheat?

Prevent fusarium root rot, characterized by brown discoloration of crowns and roots, in wheat by rotating non-cereal crops into the field for as many seasons as possible, recommends North Dakota State University Extension Service. Treat seeds with azoxystrobin (Dynasty), carboxin and quintozene (Vitavax) or carboxin plus thiram (Vitavax 200 Flowable).

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