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  • Ohio: Are Your Wheat Plants Purple?

    Farmers in northwest Ohio have reported purple-reddish leaves on their wheat plants. What does this mean? According to the Ohio State University Extension, there 3 main factors that could contribute to this: Environmental. The sudden shift to colder temperatures this year may have slowed plant growth and turned leaves purple. Fertility. If plants have been purple for a longer period, phosphorus deficiency may be the cause. Disease. Diseases such as barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) can also…

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