Section 5: Small Grains Pest Management
Small Grains Pest Management
- Table 2.5-1. Small-grain herbicides and their characteristics and restrictions.
- Table 2.5-2. Relative effectiveness of “burndown” treatments for no-till small grains.
- Table 2.5-3. Characteristics of “burndown” herbicides for no-till small grains.
- Table 2.5-4. Relative effectiveness of small-grain herbicides.
- Table 2.5-5. Herbicides for small grains.
- Table 2.5-6. Grazing and feeding restrictions for small-grain herbicides and livestock use.
- Table 2.5-7. Summary of recommended insecticides for small-grain insect control.
- Table 2.5-8. Suggested insecticides, rates, and restrictions for small-grain insect control.
- Table 2.5-9. Wheat disease thresholds.
- Table 2.5-10. Fungicide efficacy for wheat disease control based on application at threshold level.
- Table 2.5-11. Estimated yield loss to powdery mildew disease severity and varietal resistance.
- Figure 2.5-1. Growth stages in cereals when herbicides may be applied.
- Figure 2.5-2. Key periods of small-grain insect pests in Pennsylvania.
W. S. Curran, professor of weed science, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
D. D. Lingenfelter, assistant extension agronomist, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
J. F. Tooker, assistant professor of entomology, Department of Entomology
J. M. Dillon, extension associate, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences