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A field of spring wheat with yellowing, chlorotic plants.

Crop advisor casebook: Chlorotic spring wheat plants perplex farmer

A Crop Advisor's Solution from the March 2, 2021 issue of Grainews

During the first week of July last year, I received a call from Leonard, who grows 7,000 acres of spring wheat, winter wheat, canola, flax and peas near Shoal Lake, Man. He’d been out doing his evening crop check the day before when he spotted something wrong with his spring wheat crop. Rather than a […] Read more

The yellow spots and chlorosis (yellowing leaf tissue) developed shortly after emergence during the plants’ vegetative phase.

Crop advisor casebook: What’s causing leaf chlorosis and yellow spots in this wheat?

A Crop Advisor's Solution from the April 10, 2018 issue of Grainews

Neil owns a 3,500-acre grain farm north of Rossburn, Man. At the end of May, while checking one of his wheat fields for crop staging after seeding, Neil noticed some spots and abnormal yellowing on the plants’ leaves. Since Neil wasn’t sure what had caused the damage, he asked me to examine the crop and […] Read more