Rodrigo Werle - Cropping Systems Specialist

Rodrigo Werle

Faculty Bio
CW Welcome: New WCREC Cropping Systems Specialist
Twitter: @UNLCroppingSyst

Wheat streak mosaic
Wheat streak mosaic

Control Volunteer Winter Wheat and Other Weeds Now to Increase and Protect 2017 Yields, Income June 23, 2016

By far, the greatest risk of losses from mite-vectored viruses occurs when there is a summer "green bridge" of volunteer wheat emerging before harvest. This almost always occurs as a result of wheat seed head shatter from hail storms (Figure 1).

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Soybean seedling damage
Soybean seedling damage

Herbicide Injury and Pathogen Infection on Soybean Seedlings June 17, 2016

In an ongoing survey for soilborne pathogens in soybeans, closer examination of soybean seedling injury in a Keith County field found several causes, including herbicide injury and damping off from Fusarium or Rhizoctonia root rot.

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Control Early Stages of Marestail and Kochia March 18, 2016

Glyphosate-resistant weeds pose a major threat to no-till production in Nebraska.

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