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Ontario Crop Progress Report
Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Fri Jul 26, 2013 06:50 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The following are highlights from the weekly crop progress report for conditions until July 24 from Ontario issued by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Cereals

Winter Wheat: Fusarium head blight (FHB) infection has been an issue in a portion of the winter wheat crop this year. Deoxynivalenol (DON) is the mycotoxin found in grain affected by FHB. DON can reduce the feed intake by livestock and adversely affect the baking quality of wheat. The normal ratio of fusarium-damaged kernels (FDK) to DON is 1% FDK to 2 parts per million (ppm) DON for soft white ...

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