Crown rust is the most widespread and damaging disease found in oats. For individual growers, oats with crown rust can result in a total crop loss. Click here to learn more about control and treatment of oat rust.
If you grow oats, barley or wheat on your small farm or backyard garden, you need to know about barley yellow dwarf virus. This is a damaging disease that can cause losses of up to 25 percent. Know the signs and what you can do to in this article.
If you grow cereal crops, it’s good to understand the basics about loose smut of oats in order to prevent it. Click this article for information about what causes oat loose smut, as well as tips on oats loose smut control.
Victoria blight in oats once reached epidemic proportions. As a result, many oat cultivars that have proven to be resistant to crown rust are susceptible to Victoria blight of oats. Learn about the signs and symptoms of oats with Victoria blight in this article.
Crop losses of as much as 15 percent have been reported from leaf blotch of oats. While this isn't a huge number, in commercial settings and in smaller fields, the impact is significant. However, oat leaf blotch control is possible. Click this article to learn more.
Smut is a fungal disease that attacks oat plants. There are two kinds of smut: loose smut and covered smut. If you are growing oats, you probably need oats covered smut information. Learn about oats with covered smut and tips on oat covered smut control here.
While powdery mildew on oats isn’t the worst thing that can happen, it can markedly diminish crop quality and yield. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot that growers can do about the pesky fungal disease. Click this article to learn more.
Halo blight in oats is a common, but nonlethal, bacterial disease that afflicts oats. The following oats halo blight info discusses the symptoms of oats with halo blight and management of the disease. Click here for more information.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Culm rot of oats is a serious fungal disease often responsible for crop loss. It is not uncommon, according to oats culm rot info, but can be controlled if caught in the early stages. Learn more about culm rot of oats in this article.
Growing oats in home gardens is really no different than growing grass for a lawn except you don?t mow down the seed heads; you eat them! Interested in homegrown oat grains? Find out how to grow oats at home in this article.
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