Disease management in cropping system

Disease management in cropping system

Give an overview of a disease you are interested in, and discuss how it can be
effectively managed in your cropping system or region.

The continued productivity and sustainability of a cropping system depends on the ability
of producers to manage the diseases which affect crops within the system. Effectively
managing a disease relies on knowing the lifecycle, host range, effect of environmental
influences (soil type, weather), etc for the disease, and the effectiveness of possible
control methods. This assignment is intended to allow you to develop expertise in a
common disease of our farming systems.

Give an overview of a disease of wheet you are interested in, and discuss how it can be
effectively managed in your cropping system or region.

Your disease overview should include the points mentioned above. When discussing
disease management, you should use an Integrated Pest Management approach, so
discuss the varietal, chemical and cultural management options.