Description:Dark brown to black tips covering the embryo of the grain usually. Other parts of the grain are occasionally darkened.
Biology:Usually occurs when rain falls between flowering and harvest, especially during grain filling.
Life Cycle:Origin and History:
Significance:Grain may be downgraded and is generally not accepted for malting.
Management and Control:Avoid susceptible varieties. See Disease Susceptibility of Barley Varieties.
Related and Similar Species:References:
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