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Fungicide timing ‘critical’ for disease prevention

Fungicide timing ‘critical’ for disease prevention

Late planting has heightened concerns about fungicide application.  University of Missouri plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonette tells Brownfield seed treatments have been forced to last longer than usual causing crops to be more disease prone.

“Seed treatments hold up about 21 to 30 days and especially with these heavy rains that we’ve been having that 30 day period really has been extended into about six weeks of rain so those seed treatments haven’t been holding up as well as we would like.” Bissonette says.

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