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Animal Feed Safety / North America / Industry News & Trends
on May 19, 2017

Western Kansas hit with wheat streak mosaic virus

Infection can cause 100 percent crop mortality

Wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV) has hit the wheat crop in western Kansas. The virus is spread by the wheat curl mite and causes stunted growth and streaks of yellowed, non-uniform discoloration, and has been known to cause 100 percent crop mortality.

The wheat crop in the counties of Finney…

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