Scab Smart provides information on key management information for each small grain class affected by this disease in the US. Scab Smart is intended as a quick guide to the integrated strategies that result in optimum reduction in Fusarium Head Blight (FHB=Scab) and the primary associated mycotoxin (DON). Click on the following links to learn about strategies for your grain class or use the top drop-down menus for faster navigating:

Variety Resistance

Scab Forecasting

Fungicides

Crop Rotation

Other Management Strategies: Residue Management, Planting Date, Harvest Practices, Seed Treatment

All information provided is based on successful strategies identified by extensive research supported by the US Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative with funding provided by USDA-ARS.