Diseases can cause severe losses for producers without the proper prevention and treatment. The following pages will guide you through how to detect and address some of the common crop diseases in Saskatchewan.
Aster yellows disease is common in Saskatchewan, but usually at very low incidence levels. Learn about Aster Yellows disease management.
Biosecurity is a series of management practices designed to prevent, minimize or control the introduction and spread of plant pests, including diseases, weeds and insects.
Learn about this threat to canola plants and what control measures can be taken to combat and prevent it.
Leaf spotting can infect growing wheat plants at any time during development. Learn how to manage this disease.
Learn more about this disease that mainly kills the flowers of coriander and caraway.
Clubroot is a soil-borne disease caused by the pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae.
Especially prevalent in the southeast region, crown rust affect cultivated and wild oats, as well as other wild grasses.
Ergot affects plants with open-pollination. Find information on how to prevent and manage this disease.
Durum wheat, spring wheat and barley are most affected by this blight in Saskatchewan. Learn how to protect your crops against this disease.
Discover how to reduce late blight with techniques such as planting disease-free stock and diligently monitoring for symptoms.
Discover how to best protect your lentil crops against disease that harms your yield.
Scouting for plant diseases is one of the most important practices you can adopt to help combat diseases on your farm. Learn how to identify disease symptoms and much more.
Crop rotation affects and is affected by water and nutrient use, disease, weeds and seeding systems. Learn about crop rotation principles and practices.
Initial symptoms appear as soft, water-soaked, white to grey lesions on leaves and stems. Discover how to fend off yield loss.
Learn about the importance of seed quality and how seed-borne diseases affect cereal crops across the province.
Pulse production depends on good seed quality. Find out which diseases to protect against when growing pulse crops.