The Growing Point | June 2020

Test your disease ID knowledge!

Flex your disease identification muscles with these ‘field handy’ disease guides Commission developed by Dr. Kelly Turkington and Kathleen McHugh. 

Each guide contains key identifying features of the disease as well as management tools.

Tan spot 


Septoria Nodorum 

Speckled leaf blotch 

Spot blotch 

Spot-form net blotch 

Net-form net-blotch

This project was funded by: 

  • AWC - Alberta Wheat Commission 
  • PCDMN – Prairie Crop disease Monitoring Network
  • CAP – Canadian Agricultural Partnership
  • ICAC – Integrated Crop Agronomy Cluster
  • MWBGA – Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association
  • WGRF – Western Grains Research Foundation
  • AAFC – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • SWDC – Sask Wheat Development Commission