Submitted to: Compendium of Wheat Diseases and Insects
Publication Type: Literature Review
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/1/2008
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: Barley yellow dwarf is the most economically important virus disease affecting most cereal crops world wide. This manuscript summarizes the current knowledge of the disease etiology, epidemiology and management. This information is incorporated into the latest revision of the American Phytopathological Societies Compendium of Wheat Diseases and Insects, a general informational publication that provides practical information on the major diseases and pests affecting wheat.