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Sunflowers lodging in South Dakota

Phomopsis stem canker of sunflowers

NORTHERN PLAINS: I’ve seen sunflower lodging this past week in South Dakota, with Phomopsis stem canker the apparent culprit. Scout your fields! If the disease is present, consider desiccation to expedite harvest.
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Reporting from Pierre, S.D.

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