Frequency and severity of Fusarium damaged kernels (FDK) in Harvest Sample Program red spring wheat samples

Frequency and severity of Fusarium damaged kernels in wheat samples from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta crop districts, 2003 to 2020

Table: Frequency of detection of Fusarium damaged kernels (FDK) and severity of Fusarium damage observed in Canada Western Red Spring (CWRS) wheat grown in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta crop districts and submitted to the Canadian Grain Commission Harvest Sample Program from 2003 through 2020. Top row: mean percentage of samples containing FDK (incidence); middle row: mean percent (mass basis) FDK in samples containing damaged kernels (severity); bottom row: number of CWRS samples inspected.

Incidence and severity numbers in percent (%)

  • Manitoba
    Crop district 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
    Manitoba
    Prov 31.5 21.8 20.4 31.1 90.1 63.4 57.5 44.1 42.9 15.6 50.9 32.1 52.4 15.1 4.3 47.7 16.4 39.3
    0.29 0.36 0.23 0.31 1.34 0.50 0.70 0.45 0.80 0.92 1.23 1.56 1.71 0.83 0.65 1.40 1.58 0.33
    1019 1255 1277 1127 1007 1043 838 880 879 712 802 819 783 775 1027 968 669 1274
    1 27.6 46.3 16 39 96.6 77.4 62.9 68.3 67.4 47.8 46.5 12.1 26.5 15 6.9 69 23.6 18.6
    0.18 0.33 0.12 0.24 1.04 0.44 0.97 0.77 1.03 2.01 1.21 0.45 0.67 0.80 0.62 1.70 1.28 0.08
    116 134 156 159 147 115 105 123 95 46 114 140 117 113 145 116 110 172
    2 29.8 21.6 5.2 21.7 91.7 56.4 70.4 55.4 57.1 16.7 39.7 22.7 49.3 11.8 0.8 58.8 18.3 7.7
    0.2 0.22 0.09 0.36 1.23 0.29 0.83 0.58 1.05 0.77 1.10 0.51 0.85 1.19 1.00 1.20 1.50 0.07
    84 116 155 120 96 101 71 74 91 42 73 66 67 93 123 119 93 143
    3 38.1 9.6 11.4 11.6 95 65.5 71.4 23.2 61 15 44.7 23.2 53.5 16 2.3 58.3 14 16.2
    0.51 0.3 0.12 0.17 1.30 0.34 0.63 0.32 0.79 0.21 1.14 0.60 1.75 1.24 0.27 1.55 2.06 0.08
    139 146 132 112 100 119 91 82 82 60 85 82 71 75 129 120 86 136
    4 50.5 28.7 21.6 1.2 93.8 58.1 67.8 26.4 54.4 7.4 26.4 6.7 70.8 6 3.3 35.9 4.3 6.6
    0.29 0.3 0.28 0.10 1.49 0.31 0.50 0.43 0.44 0.88 0.91 0.81 1.69 1.33 0.40 0.70 0.70 0.17
    111 101 74 84 65 62 59 53 57 54 53 60 48 50 61 64 23 61
    5 34.6 14.6 44.9 7.1 73.9 29.5 53.1 34.6 41.5 14.5 42 3.8 32.6 21.6 0 9.5 15.8 14.5
    0.28 0.39 0.57 0.06 0.75 0.53 0.50 0.37 0.77 0.91 1.49 0.42 0.99 0.49 0 1.02 0.92 0.09
    78 96 89 70 92 78 81 107 94 110 69 78 89 74 76 74 38 69
    6 5.4 0 13.4 12.8 67.1 42.7 71.8 38.6 51.9 0 30.5 32.5 50.6 17.1 0 10.7 5.2 30.9
    0.15 0 0.11 0.15 1.31 0.80 0.80 0.25 0.81 0 0.93 1.60 2.13 0.67 0 0.51 2.80 0.27
    74 113 97 86 79 89 71 83 81 59 59 77 77 76 114 131 58 97
    7 15.1 11.8 18.6 49.2 91.5 66.5 43.6 44.8 29.7 13 62.2 49.6 74.6 14.1 11.6 55.9 17.9 63.6
    0.2 0.24 0.11 0.34 1.47 0.37 0.75 0.28 0.69 0.36 1.39 1.51 1.78 0.79 0.72 1.54 1.14 0.36
    139 186 194 177 153 158 117 143 145 123 119 119 114 92 121 93 78 173
    8 50 41.8 25.6 48.6 95.8 81.1 56.3 56.7 29.4 21.7 62.3 51.5 56.9 18.7 4.7 66.3 18.9 68.2
    0.27 0.49 0.16 0.32 1.90 0.61 0.68 0.40 0.66 0.70 0.89 1.47 1.48 0.75 0.40 1.61 2.14 0.35
    184 232 242 208 191 175 160 134 143 138 151 132 123 123 149 160 106 239
    9 7.6 9.2 34.7 43 94.4 70.7 37.7 26.1 17.9 2 87.5 90.9 80.5 11.4 4 44.4 15.6 76.5
    0.12 0.12 0.19 0.40 0.94 0.70 0.38 0.23 0.41 0.20 1.81 3.49 1.72 0.95 2.14 0.90 1.25 0.45
    66 98 95 79 54 99 53 46 56 49 48 33 41 44 50 45 32 85
    11 17.6 5.3 36.7 50 95.5 58.3 33.3 45.4 10 0 57.1 94.7 75 14.3 9.5 52.9 16.7 70.3
    0.2 0.1 0.30 0.38 0.78 0.71 0.24 0.12 0.22 0 1.62 1.76 6.65 0.92 0.39 0.93 2.20 0.42
    17 19 30 16 22 24 18 11 20 11 21 19 20 21 42 34 30 64
    12 27.3 0 15.4 12.5 62.5 39.1 0 16.7 13.3 30 50 38.5 18.8 7.1 5.9 16.7 6.7 25.7
    0.23 0 0.80 1.00 0.92 0.82 0 0.33 0.25 1.00 1.39 2.51 2.27 0.50 1.20 1.15 0.08 0.40
    11 14 13 16 8 23 12 24 15 20 10 13 16 14 17 12 15 35
  • Saskatchewan
    Crop district 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
    Saskatchewan
    Prov 25.7 37.3 14.2 4.8 85.2 53.2 68.1 23.2 49.8 10.6 13.5 6.9 7.6 2.4 0.7 4.1 1.7 1.9
    0.33 0.54 0.32 0.51 1.53 0.57 1.45 0.39 1.14 0.79 1.50 0.56 0.92 0.75 0.58 0.71 0.40 0.09
    2019 2757 2579 2275 1800 2007 2137 1645 1533 1523 1745 1316 1561 1819 2459 2150 1569 2740
    1A 26.2 8.8 20 2.1 83.3 64.5 87.1 66 52.8 10.3 14.5 1.6 3.5 2.4 0 12.3 9.4 6.8
    0.17 0.16 0.11 1.55 0.93 0.49 2.03 0.78 0.82 0.81 1.20 0.45 0.13 0.55 0 0.68 0.41 0.25
    84 102 70 94 72 93 85 50 72 29 83 62 57 82 91 130 85 118
    1B 15.9 12.1 13.6 2.8 90.6 45.9 71.3 40 54.7 4.8 12.8 0 20.5 8.6 0 11.3 1.9 3.4
    0.22 0.31 0.14 0.34 1.07 0.35 1.65 0.25 0.85 0.15 1.10 0 1.04 1.09 0 0.65 0 0.04
    126 174 125 145 96 85 80 55 53 21 47 49 44 81 95 97 54 146
    2A 29 7.1 7.2 0 78 38.5 71.9 41.7 46.2 0 0 6.7 0 0 1.4 2.8 0 4.1
    0.17 0.47 0.12 0 0.97 0.29 3.43 0.42 0.59 0 0 0.38 0 0 0.35 0.38 0 0.04
    62 99 69 57 50 39 32 36 39 17 40 30 28 30 74 71 43 98
    2B 14.3 12.8 8.7 0 89.2 61.4 77.7 27.3 56.6 4.4 11.1 3.6 6.4 0 0 3.2 1.9 0.6
    0.14 0.35 0.14 0 1.19 0.69 2.71 0.48 1.24 1.03 1.37 0.50 0.64 0 0 1.39 0.80 0.12
    154 219 207 159 111 132 103 88 83 90 90 83 94 112 154 125 106 168
    3AN 0 0 0 0 90 11.8 39.1 9.5 3.3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9
    0 0 0 0 1.05 0.51 0.63 0.30 0.23 0.10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.06
    1 9 6 9 20 17 23 21 30 33 24 17 22 34 29 36 25 35
    3AS 0 0 2.8 0 61.8 11.8 23.4 3.8 1.7 5.4 3 0 0 0 0 1.9 0.9 0
    0 0 0.01 0 1.12 0.10 0.24 0.13 0.10 0.18 0.65 0 0 0 0 0.18 0.40 0
    41 47 36 48 34 51 64 53 58 56 99 50 64 98 131 106 109 104
    3BN 0 2.4 0 2.9 77.3 36.5 29.7 1.4 1.7 1.3 1.7 0 0 0 0 2.9 2.4 0
    0 0.15 0 2.45 2.00 0.32 1.01 0.15 0.80 0.35 2.66 0 0 0 0 0.87 0.35 0
    54 83 65 69 44 52 64 73 58 76 118 87 77 94 143 105 83 110
    3BS 0 0 0 0 63.3 14.3 14.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 0
    0 0 0 0 1.42 0.26 0.19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.10 0
    4 7 6 10 11 21 41 26 33 38 38 19 38 41 66 47 32 50
    4A 0 0 0 0 15.4 0 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13.3 0
    0 0 0 0 0.17 0 0.14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.65 0
    10 19 4 8 13 11 30 23 25 25 36 20 19 28 29 25 15 20
    4B 0 0 0 0 57.1 0 37.6 5.4 0 3.7 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    0 0 0 0 0.89 0 0.08 0.13 0 0.61 1.85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    7 22 27 21 21 25 93 37 39 27 65 22 32 36 62 53 37 42
    5A 11.4 25.6 19 4.1 96.6 72.8 66.3 27.5 68.5 8.7 17.5 11.8 25.5 11.4 0 6.9 1.8 2.7
    0.19 0.4 0.21 0.79 1.85 0.60 1.22 0.46 0.99 0.58 1.24 0.56 1.40 0.48 0 0.54 0.25 0.04
    166 270 237 242 145 158 160 142 127 126 143 144 153 167 189 188 111 261
    5B 25.8 27.2 7.5 0.6 77.8 49.2 67.8 42.7 58.5 26.5 28.9 14.8 23 2 0.7 4.3 3 3.2
    0.21 0.39 0.13 0.11 0.93 0.47 0.92 0.54 0.77 0.64 1.35 0.39 0.83 0.80 0.24 0.26 0.22 0.14
    159 182 214 165 153 179 177 124 135 102 76 81 100 99 153 138 99 185
    6A 8.6 39.8 4.5 1.4 93.5 57.8 75.7 31.8 62.5 8.2 21.5 15.9 2 0 0 3.2 0.8 1.6
    0.11 0.38 0.13 0.57 1.77 0.67 1.87 0.31 1.06 0.30 1.74 0.46 0.60 0 0 0.82 0.20 0.04
    162 211 198 219 138 147 148 110 112 122 107 69 98 112 169 155 130 247
    6B 18.9 39.6 4.8 2.5 93.6 58.8 90.3 16.9 62.9 13.2 13.9 8.5 2.1 1.7 0 0 0 1.6
    0.14 0.44 0.11 0.16 1.57 0.78 1.90 0.32 1.33 0.80 1.69 0.44 0.40 0.90 0 0 0 0.02
    143 164 166 157 94 114 113 118 105 106 115 82 97 115 158 140 101 183
    7A 17 47.9 8.5 6.8 92.1 59.8 68.8 13.8 37.8 3.6 14.7 7.9 0 1 0 0.8 1.9 0
    0.21 0.58 0.15 0.26 3.50 0.69 1.47 0.23 1.01 0.32 2.02 0.69 0 1.00 0 0.20 0.70 0
    106 140 188 146 89 102 141 123 82 110 109 76 77 99 145 119 105 84
    7B 27.3 69.3 12.8 9.4 64.6 26.1 56.1 8.6 37 2.8 7.9 1.1 0.8 0 0.5 1.5 0 0
    0.31 0.68 0.29 0.31 0.74 0.25 0.72 0.17 0.64 0.20 1.51 0.32 0.60 0 0.40 0.63 0 0
    150 153 188 180 99 142 155 116 81 109 114 93 122 130 190 136 107 160
    8A 54.1 46.5 27 8.4 96.4 71.9 84.6 33.1 75 34 29.3 16.5 13.4 6 4.1 3 0 2.9
    0.51 0.67 0.44 0.74 1.79 0.66 1.33 0.32 1.86 1.25 1.69 0.81 0.60 1.14 0.61 1.08 0 0.07
    233 370 237 190 222 221 240 163 136 150 157 121 157 133 220 166 108 245
    8B 24.2 67.1 21.8 7.7 94.9 78.6 90.8 26.9 80.5 17.1 20.3 9.1 11.4 1.8 1.4 4.6 1.1 2.6
    0.25 0.49 0.30 0.55 1.89 0.59 1.89 0.24 1.43 0.65 1.50 0.51 0.50 0.33 0.80 0.86 0.15 0.02
    165 222 165 156 175 187 174 119 113 111 118 77 88 109 143 130 94 192
    9A 42.7 57.6 23.2 13.4 75.5 47.6 73.1 12.7 57 6.8 12.5 4.6 2.4 0.7 1.4 5.7 0 1
    0.38 0.68 0.57 0.42 1.06 0.45 0.91 0.21 0.93 0.36 1.00 0.51 0.44 0.90 0.60 0.81 0 0.12
    192 264 254 149 159 164 160 118 107 117 104 87 127 142 147 123 85 209
    9B 41.8 68.7 29.1 15.7 59.3 9 55.6 12 24.4 0 11.3 0 0 0 0 6.7 0 0
    0.69 0.52 0.40 0.17 0.42 0.14 0.46 0.29 0.69 0 1.07 0 0 0 0 0.94 0 0
    67 67 117 51 54 67 54 50 45 58 62 47 67 77 71 60 40 83
  • Alberta and British Columbia
    Crop district 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
    Alberta and British Columbia
    Prov 8 28.3 2.8 3.7 32.8 9.2 24.6 17.6 10.3 5.2 3.9 3.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
    0.34 0.52 0.37 0.49 0.59 0.29 0.25 0.40 0.63 0.87 1.68 1.13 0.78 0.45 0.78 1.09 0.82 0.08
    1890 2231 2333 1908 1692 1693 1973 1404 1236 1218 1296 1132 1284 1443 1533 1355 976 1378
    1 0 0 0 0.7 42.1 4.6 21.5 23.6 7.5 2.2 3.8 9.6 0 0 0 1.3 0.8 1
    0 0 0 0.40 0.29 0.15 0.22 0.47 0.55 0.18 1.50 1.67 0 0 0 0.98 1.20 0.02
    102 171 163 138 126 130 223 123 106 93 133 73 105 112 140 157 123 206
    2 0.6 3 0.4 0.7 42.8 18.1 25.4 25.8 18.6 10.2 7.6 10.8 0.4 0.3 0.6 0 0.5 0.3
    0.5 0.37 0.11 0.14 1.04 0.34 0.39 0.48 0.70 1.06 1.50 1.10 0.95 0.40 0.78 0 0.80 0.06
    358 430 456 410 290 353 378 318 279 265 224 222 226 343 309 259 188 342
    3 3.2 6.7 0.6 0 32.1 11.3 22.9 21.7 5 6.1 0 1.9 2.1 0 0 1 1 0.7
    0.2 0.23 0.12 0 0.82 0.38 0.48 0.31 0.37 0.83 0 0.62 0.88 0 0 0.90 0.50 0.02
    187 193 178 173 134 142 105 69 60 82 89 106 94 137 127 105 100 143
    4 13.2 47.4 5.4 6.3 41.1 7.9 23 14.1 12.9 4.8 4.3 0.7 0 0 0 2.3 1.2 1.4
    0.3 0.45 0.33 0.26 0.47 0.23 0.21 0.37 0.64 0.64 1.65 0.47 0 0 0 1.34 0.37 0.05
    734 762 685 585 508 557 688 398 326 357 468 409 504 514 480 388 254 357
    5 15.3 31.3 4.3 5.6 37.4 11.3 33.9 29.2 19.4 3.5 6.4 0 1.6 0 0 2.5 2.3 2.9
    0.16 0.42 0.34 0.49 0.51 0.31 0.56 0.57 0.65 0.73 2.51 0 0.70 0 0 0.70 0.30 0.15
    157 201 210 142 99 115 118 72 62 85 94 66 61 64 68 80 44 69
    6 3.1 47.1 3 0 17.6 6.9 33.3 25.7 8.8 5.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.3
    0.1 0.51 0.18 0 0.18 0.43 0.07 0.37 0.86 0.48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
    65 85 66 20 51 29 57 35 34 34 32 27 28 22 33 33 18 19
    7 7 36.2 2.4 4.8 16.5 2.7 25 9 1.9 2.3 0.8 0 0.4 0.4 0 0.3 2 2.1
    0.79 0.77 0.58 0.96 0.39 0.12 0.03 0.17 0.12 1.09 1.35 0 0.50 0.50 0 0 1.18 0.14
    287 389 575 440 484 367 404 389 369 302 256 229 266 251 376 333 249 242

Crop district map for Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

Crop district map for Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
Crop districts are based on census agricultural regions (Statistics Canada). There are 12 crop district area boundaries in Manitoba, 20 in Saskatchewan and 7 in Alberta (Alberta crop district 7 includes the Peace River area of British Columbia).
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