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Research Project: Fusarium Head Blight Management in Kansas

Location: Crop Production and Protection

Project Number: 0500-00053-005-070-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: May 1, 2022
End Date: Apr 30, 2026

1. Evaluate the integrated effects of fungicide treatment and genetic resistance on FHB and DON in hard red winter wheat in Kansas, with emphasis on new combinations of the fungicides Prosaro Pro®, and Sphaerex®. 2. Compare efficacy of Prosaro Pro and Sphaerex to Prosaro®, Caramba®, and Miravis Ace® in Kansas.

Field trials for objectives 1 and 2 will be established in Manhattan, KS and Belleville, KS and Manhattan, KS and Parsons, KS, respectively. Procedures will follow protocols outlined by the USWBSI MGMT CP. Data summaries will be shared with the MGMT-CP leadership at the conclusion of each season.