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This page contains research-based plant pathology resources.  Information is categorized into 6 primary sections, which can be found in the page contents.

We collaborate with agricultural professionals to develop and deliver unbiased, research-based information on field crop diseases and their management. 

The resources here are categorized into five primary sections: Plant Diseases and Management, Fungicides, Production Guides, Plant Pathology Tools, and Useful Links. Selecting a category will expand the page to reveal a list of resource links. Some of the links lead off of this site.

You can find a selection of Extension Plant Pathology videos on YouTube below the resource section

Please direct field crop pathology-related inquiries, questions, and comment to Uta McKelvy.

Contents

  1. Plant Diseases and Management
  2. Fungicides
  3. Production Guides
  4. Plant Pathology Tools
  5. Useful Links
  6. Extension Plant Pathology on YouTube

 

Plant Diseases and Management

This section contains resources for plant diseases, including how to manage and identify crop diseases.  There are sub-sections for both small grains and pulse crops.

Small Grains

Pulse Crops

 

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Fungicides

This section contains resources for fungicides, including information on fungicide use and prevention, seed treatments, and foliar fungicides.

Fungicide Use and Resistance Prevention

Seed Treatments

Foliar Fungicides

 

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Production Guides

 

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Plant Pathology Tools

  • AWaRe: Assessment of Wheat Streak Mosaic Risk
    • AWaRe is an interactive, online learning tool that demonstrates the most important risk factors for wheat streak mosaic disease in Montana and the Northern Great Plains.
  • Fungicide Decision Tool
    • This tool is intended to assist growers in making a decision about whether to apply fungicide to dryland wheat in Montana

 

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Useful Links

  • High Plains IPM Guide
    • The High Integrated Pest Management Guide is intended to provide current effective management options for plant pathogens, for insect and other arthropod pests, and for weeds affecting all major field crops grown in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Western Nebraska.
  • Images of Diseases and Pests
  • Crop Protection Network
    • The Crop Protection Network (CPN) produces unbiased, collaborative outputs on important issues affecting field crops in the United States and Canada. The CPN is a product of Land Grant Universities.
  • Grow: Plant Health Exchange
    • Grow is a place for plant health management professionals to exchange knowledge and discover the latest applied research. Access this collection of resources produced to enhance professional knowledge, increase profitability, and improve sustainability of plant production. Grow is an outreach service of The American Phytopathological Society.
  • MyFields (formerly iWheat)
  • Fusarium Head Blight Information
  • Cereal Rust Laboratory
  • Francis the Farmer (Animated Video on Vimeo)
  • Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay Video  (private Vimeo video, use password: plantvirus)

 

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Extension Plant Pathology on YouTube

Selecting a title below will expand the page to reveal a YouTube player and video summary, clicking the title a second time will again collapse the section. Closed captioning can be toggled in the YouTube player.

Pulse crop production has dramatically increased within the state of Montana in the last few years, and so has root rot cases in these crops. Learn what causes root rot issues to arise and what you can do to take control of your fields.

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This week the Extension Plant Pathology Lab at Montana State did a tour of lentil production areas of Montana. We observed some agronomic and insect issues while searching for root rot.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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This week we discuss cereal viruses, their management in spring 2020 in Montana, and a tool called AWaRe (Assessment of Wheat streak mosaic Risk) to help growers think about risk factors this fall.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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There is yellow wheat during this third week of March, 2020. Some causes include the environment and disease. This video discusses some common samples that have come into the clinic and the economics of fungicide applications.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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This video discusses establishing plots to determine the efficacy of seed treatment fungicides for management of root rot in lentil. We talk about the symptoms of root rot, how we inoculate and design plots, and what results we expect from this trial.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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MSU Extension Plant Pathology explains about Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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Further Information

Check back often, because new content is regularly created.  Stay up to date with the latest IPM video releases by subscribing to the MSU Extension YouTube channel.  Videos are closed-captioned, transcripts are available upon request.

Please direct field crop pathology-related inquiries, questions, and comments to Uta McKelvy.

 

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