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Stop the Streak: Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus

Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus can cause a yield loss of more than 80 percent, costing Kansas farmers up to $75 Million every year. If we stop the spread now, future yields will improve exponentially.

Methods of Control: 

  • Remove volunteer wheat with herbicides or tillage
  • Avoid early planting
  • Plant wheat varieties with moderate or high levels of resistance

For more information, visit the Kansas Wheat website.