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  • Threats to Wheat Root Health

    We previously discussed how root health is key to a successful wheat crop. Let’s take a deeper dive into the many factors that contribute to poor root health and decreased crop productivity: Drought. In many regions around the world, cereals are grown in areas subject to short-term drought periods, which leads to troublesome yield inconsistencies. Reduced tillage/zero tillage/irrigation. Good land practices favor the prevalence of root diseases. Rhizoctonia quickly infects germinating seeds and young seedlings, and…

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