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Wheat head blight has always been the biggest problem that influence wheat production in China. In 2017, the occurrence of head blight in Henan province and Anhui province hit an accumulative area of 3.67 million hectare, which caused a great loss of production. After infected with head blight, the wheat quality is reduced and the rate of flour production could be reduced as well. Thus the wheat can neither be eaten nor processed, but has to be treated separately.
On 16th January, 2017, Jiangsu Province held the Expert Seminar of Pesticide Varieties with Subsidy in Fiscal Project of Wheat Head Blight of 2017 and the experts had discussed some aspects such as the province’s control effect of various types of wheat head blight control agents in recent years as well as the current status of the carbendazim resistance and the countermeasure to deal with it.