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Don’t rely on fungicides for net blotch and septoria

Nick Poole, Foundation for Arable Research (FAR) Australia talks about fungicide resistance at the GRDC updates in Adelaide, February 2015. He warns not to rely on fungicides to control Net Form of Net Blotch (NFNB) and Septoria tritici Blotch (STB). Use an Integrated Disease Management (IDM) package to prevent pathogen […]

BWYV learnings from 2014

Brenda Coutts, DAFWA, talks about the Beet western yellows virus (BWYV) outbreak in canola in South Australia in 2014 at the GRDC updates in Adelaide, February 2015. She outlines management strategies that can help reduce the amount of BWYV. Brenda joined Jenny Davidson (SARDI) and Paul Umina (cesar) as part […]

Predicta B sampling and 2015 pre-season observations

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Dr Alan McKay, SARDI, gives an update on PreDicta B soil testing at the GRDC updates in Ballarat, February 2015. He discusses how a new sampling procedure that includes stubble can greatly improve the accuracy of PreDicta B soil tests. He also outlines some of the early season trends identified […]