Wheat School: The Difference Between Fusarium and Vomitoxin

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Last week we discussed the topic of fusarium.  Based on the popularity of this One of the frequent confusions is that there is actually a difference between fusarium and vomitoxin.   Some people do not understand that you can have fusarium without vomitoxin.

Both are issues that are affecting farmers and their ability to market grain in North America.  But many people do not realize that there is actually a difference between the the two.

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Peter Johnson discusses the difference between vomitoxin and fusarium. If you cannot see the below video, click here.  

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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