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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 1973 Tftt LEfHMWQf HttAlD 9 Recommended practices essential Wheat streak mosaic control By Dr M. N. GRANT Winter Wheat Breeder Letbbridge Research Station Several outbreaks of wheat Btreak a virus disease of particular importance in winter have been report- ed 3a 1973. None of the varieties current- ly grown in Southern Kharkov 22 and are resistant to the so farmers must aim for control by following proper cultural practices. If precautions are taken to avoid infection of the fall- uowtt there need not be crop losses from wheat streak mosaic the following year. The effectiveness of the control will depend on how closely farmers follow the recommend- ed practices known to control the disease. It is equally Important that all farmers undertake these measures. Source Control recommendations are based on the knowledge that both the wheat streak mosaic virus and the mite that carries it need a continuous source of living wheat or barley plants on which lo survive. Prevention infection of winter wheat in the fall can be achieved by ensuring that there are no nearby sources of disease carrying mites when the winter wheat emerges Far- mers should avoid seeding win- ter wheat next to an immature crop of spring wheat or barley. Volunteer wheat and barley also can be a source of wheat streak mosaic virus and should be destroyed by cultivation at least a week before seeding time. Date of seeding la also very Important. The first two weeks In September is the recom- mended tijme Alberta. Ibis works well for streak mosaic control since spring wheat and barley are normal- ly ripe by this time and no DERME MACHINE SHOP A COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE A GENERAL MACHINE SHOP SERVICE Ik HOKTN longer support living virus- carryJog mites. Earler seeding greatly in- creases the cbance of loss from both wheat streak mosaic and root rot. Later seedings result in reduced yields and increased tendency to winter-kill. A apodal situation exists hi areas where pale western and redback cutworms are a haz- ard. The recommended practice for their control may require that seeding be delayed so that the ton crust is not disturbed until after mid September. seeding should not be delayed any longer than neces- Detailed information on wbeat streak mosaic control may be found in the bulletins Wheat Streak Mosaic1 Control and Winter Wheat Production in Western which are available from District Agri- culturists or the Lethbridge Re- search Station. STILL SELLING FOR STERN'S CUT RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 It's holiday time and Travel Centre has the answer to your travelling priced to suit your budget. Model 160 f 16' Inside Ibs. Hitch 230 Ibs. Fiberglass blanket insulation O 20 Ib. propane cylinder foam cushions 75 Ib. ice box Sleeps six Bectric Brakes burner hot plata with pilot light 12 voh and T10 volt lighting 7.75x14 full 8 ply rat- ing white wall tires One piece roof 25' heavy duty electri- cal cord gallon water tank with pump Window awning iSTORME PIATE OlNETtl Battery with Case BTU Heater Oven Stove Battery Charger 3.5 G.E. Fridge Twin 20 Ib. L.P. Tanks Propane Light 0 Divider Drape Brake-Away Switch Coll GAYLE LES CON BARRETT or BOB BARBER at COUTTS HIGHWAY Sti I 5T PH. 327-3165 ;