More min-till, more toxins?

Blake, Andrew; Abel, Charles
May 2002
Farmers Weekly;5/17/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 20, p66
Trade Publication
Reports on effect of minimum tillage on wheat growers that make it difficult for them to meet the European Union limitations on grain toxins. Impact of reduced tillage systems on the soil surface; Increase in damages caused by the fusarium ear blight epidemic to farming; Background on findings against misconception on the effect of reduced tillage; Risk factor that can affect the soil surface.


Related Articles

  • Scab hot spots reported in Southeast wheat crop.  // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;7/19/2013, p3 

    The article offers information on a report from the U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative on the infestation of Fusarium head blight or scab at wheat fields in Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina.

  • Wheat foot rot capitalises on dry season.  // Farmers Weekly;7/8/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p47 

    The article deals with the damage caused by the common Fusarium culmorum fungus in the wheat plants cultivated in drought-stressed parts of the eastern counties of Great Britain.

  • Keep a watch on mycotoxin menace. Henly, Sarah // Crops;12/16/2006, p10 

    The article presents information about mycotoxin contamination of wheat grain in Great Britain. In 2005 fusarium-produced mycotoxins were the lowest recorded in British wheat thanks to the weather. Unfortunately, that does not mean that there will never be a problem. There are no guarantees that...

  • Worrying Trend in Fusarium Ear Blight.  // Farmers Weekly;5/28/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 22, p57 

    Reports on the increasing spread of fusarium ear blight (FEB) infection in the national wheat crop in Great Britain. Percentage of increase of infections caused by Fusarium graminearum from 1998 to 2003; Effects of Fusarium graminearum on the wheat crop; Ways to control the spread of the plant...

  • Fusarium a common enemy in wheat. GRIEKSPOOR, P. L. // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583);Jun2013, Vol. 151 Issue 6, p35 

    The article offers information on Fusarium head blight infection, a common diseases in corn and wheat crops in Kansas.

  • Transcriptome Analysis of Wheat Inoculated with Fusarium graminearum. Erayman, Mustafa; Turktas, Mine; Akdogan, Guray; Gurkok, Tugba; Inal, Behcet; Ishakoglu, Emre; Ilhan, Emre; Unver, Turgay // Frontiers in Plant Science;Sep2015, p1 

    Plants are frequently exposed to microorganisms like fungi, bacteria and viruses that cause biotic stresses. Fusarium head blight (FHB) is an economically risky wheat disease, which occurs upon Fusarium graminearum (Fg) infection. Moderately susceptible (cv. 'Mizrak 98') and susceptible (cv....

  • Study of Fungal Colonization of Wheat Kernels in Syria with a Focus on Fusarium Species. Alkadri, Dima; Nipoti, Paola; Döll, Katharina; Karlovsky, Petr; Prodi, Antonio; Pisi, Annamaria // International Journal of Molecular Sciences;Mar2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p5938 

    Wheat is one of the main crops in Mediterranean countries, and its cultivation has an important role in the Syrian economy. In Syria, Fusarium head blight (FHB) has not been reported so far. Mycological analysis of 48 samples of wheat kernels collected from cultivation areas with different...

  • Detection of QTL linked to Fusarium head blight resistance in Sumai 3-derived North Dakota bread wheat lines. del Blanco, I.A.; Frohberg, R.; Stack, R.W.; Berzonsky, W.A.; Kianian, S.F. // Theoretical & Applied Genetics;Apr2003, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p1027 

    During the past decade Fusarium head blight (FHB) caused by Fusarium graminearum Schwabe has resulted in severe grain yield and quality losses of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in the Northern Great Plains of the U.S. Given the complexity of breeding for FHB resistance, molecular markers...

  • Inheritance of resistance to Fusarium graminearum in wheat. Bai, G.-H.; Shaner, G.; Ohm, H. // Theoretical & Applied Genetics;Jan2000, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p1 

    To study the inheritance of resistance in wheat to Fusarium graminearum, six resistant cultivars from China were crossed to two susceptible cultivars. The parents and their progenies were evaluated in the greenhouse for resistance to the spread of scab within a spike. A central floret was...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics