What is another word for fusarium head blight?

Pronunciation: [fjuːsˈe͡əɹi͡əm hˈɛd blˈa͡ɪt] (IPA)

Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) is a serious fungal disease that primarily affects cereal crops like wheat, barley, and rye. It is caused by the Fusarium fungus and can result in significant crop yield loss and decreased grain quality. FHB is commonly referred to as scab due to the appearance of the affected heads, which can take on a bleached or pinkish hue. Other synonyms for FHB include head scab, cereal scab, head blight, and Gibberella ear rot. Early diagnosis and management of the disease are crucial to prevent its spread and minimize crop losses. Farmers can use various cultural and chemical control measures to manage FHB effectively.

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    Plant Diseases, fungal diseases, crop diseases.

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