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Diseases

Sclerotinia head rot damaged field
Sclerotinia head rot damaged field
At least 30 diseases, caused by various fungi, bacteria and viruses, have been identified on wild or cultivated sunflower, but only a few are of economic significance as far as causing yield losses. This section identifies many of the diseases affecting sunflower crops and provides information about the disease, its impact, and control measures.

      Alternaria

      Charcoal Rot

      Downy Milldew

      Phoma Black Stem

      Phomopsis Stem Canker

      Rhizopus (Head Rot)

      Rust Damage and Control

      Sclerotinia

      Stem Canker

      Verticillium Leaf Mottle

      Disease Supplement


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