Diagnosing downy mildew in cereals
A fungal disease favoured by waterlogged conditions.
What to look for
- Young plants: yellow leaves, severe stunting, excessive tillering
- Mature plants: Thickened, leathery, twisted leaves and twisted, fleshy, distorted heads.
What else could it be
Where did it come from?
- Downy mildew is favoured by waterlogged conditions.
- Treatment not warranted.
Where to go for expert help
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