Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Quiz

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Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Quiz

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Reference: Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Fact Sheet.

1) Fusarium head blight can affect a wide range of grass species including economically important grasses such as wheat, barley and oats.(Required)
2) Symptoms caused by Fusarium head blight can include(Required)
3) Fusarium head blight is caused by a(Required)
4) In addition to causing yield losses, Fusarium head blight is also of concern because the causal organism produces toxins that can be detrimental to livestock and human health.(Required)
5) Fusarium head blight tends to be more of a problem in years when there is a lot of rain (or long periods of high humidity) and when there are moderate temperatures, particularly around the time of flowering.(Required)
6) Crop rotation can be useful in controlling Fusarium head blight. In particular, rotating grain crops with corn can be useful in controlling the disease.(Required)
7) When using rotation for control of Fusarium head blight, avoid replanting small grain crops in a field for two to three years.(Required)
8) Chemical sprays can be a useful tool in the management of Fusarium head blight.(Required)