wheat blast

Kentucky wheat blast likely arose from a ‘host jump’

· July 10, 2017

Historically, wheat in Kentucky and across North America has not been susceptible to a recently emerged fungus referred to as wheat blast. However, in 2011, UK researchers discovered a single diseased wheat head in a research plot at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, Kentucky. Then, in 2016, a wheat blast […]

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