The Agronomists, Ep 115: Strategies for protecting the flag leaf, with Holly Derksen and Kelly Turkington

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Determining rust risk, telling tan spot from septoria, and identifying a bacterial infection are all key to keeping the cereal crop’s solar panels (leaves!) clean and in top form.

For this episode of The Agronomists, host Lyndsey Smith is joined by plant pathologists Holly Derksen with UPL, and Dr. Kelly Turkington with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lacombe.

In the video below, guests tackle host-plant trouble, wind-driven risks, and control options for several cereal leaf diseases, as well as key indicators of each disease and potential yield and quality impacts.

This episode of the Agronomists is brought to you by ADAMA Canada, the Wheat School and U.S. Borax!

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