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Net-type net blotch is a fungal disease that can reduce yield and grain quality of barley crops.
Management of weeds, disease and nitrogen nutrition are ongoing challenges that limit yield potential.
Previous research in high rainfall zones or above average seasons has shown that in cases where leaf spot disease levels are high very early, fungicide application at or before first node (Z31) is
For successful management of sclerotinia stem rot in most years it is critical to target fungicides at early stage of bloom (20-30%), but optimal timing can vary depending on the season, in particu
Loose smut control is necessary to preserve grain yield as affected plants do not produce grain.
Seed dressing and in-furrow fungicides contain active ingredients for the control or suppression of seed-borne diseases, some fungal foliar diseases and some fungal root rots in cereal crops.
This trial investigated if row spacing and seeding rate in Albus lupins had an impact on fungal disease.
Because of the dry conditions fungal disease were not evident.
Leaf spot diseases affecting wheat in Western Australia are septoria nodorum blotch, yellow spot and septoria tritici blotch.
Sclerotinia stem rot is a fungal disease of canola, that can cause significant yield losses exceeding 20% under conducive conditions. Initially only common in parts of the Geraldton port zone, it
Brown spot is a fungal disease caused by Nothophoma quercina. It affects jujubes in Western Australia and has been reported in olives, pistachios and Chinese quince in other countries.
There has been considerable concern amongst livestock producers regarding recent outbreaks of subterranean clover red leaf syndrome.
Onion smut (Urocystis cepulae) is a disease of onions. This disease is absent from Western Australia.