Cereals Assessment Towards Contamination Of Phytopathogenic Fungi In Forest-steppe Area Of Ukraine


V. B. Yekimova, O. A. Drehval, A. I. Vinnikov

The usage of high-quality seed, not affected by pathogens and fungi promote the high and stable yields. The condition of seeds determines their germination, seedling damage and adult plants, which ultimately affects the yield and on their quality. The significant risk of seed infection was registered in years with high humidity in the pre-harvest and harvest period. Therefore, along with the traditional seed control it is necessary to conduct phytopahtology expertise, allowing to identify the species composition of the microflora of seeds and the degree of infection with different pathogens.

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