Weeds, Insects & Diseases

Seed rots [Aspergillus and Penicillium spp.]


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Disease Biology

Contamination originates mainly with spores from soil particles, plant parts, and residues in the combine. During combining, they become attached to the surface of the seeds. Poor storage conditions promote growth on and between seeds.


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Damage Description

Infected seed often presents a musty odour with discoloured, rotted seeds. Germination is reduced.


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Management

Good storage practices prevent disease spread. Dividend XL RTA protects the seed, emerging shoots and young seedlings from seed rots.


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Recommended solution

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Description

Contamination originates mainly with spores from soil particles, plant parts, and residues in the combine. During combining, they become attached to the surface of the seeds. Poor storage conditions promote growth on and between seeds.

Damage Description

Infected seed often presents a musty odour with discoloured, rotted seeds. Germination is reduced.

    Management

    Good storage practices prevent disease spread. Dividend XL RTA protects the seed, emerging shoots and young seedlings from seed rots.

    Recommended solution

    • Vibrance Quattro

      For cereal growers who take pride in a healthy plant stand, and who want elevated, more consistent disease protection, Vibrance® Quattro provides control of the broadest disease spectrum on the market in an all-in-one Seedcare™ solution.