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Managing Ascochyta inoculum key to reducing impact on 2017 chickpea crops

Following a high incidence of Ascochyta blight in 2016 chickpea crops throughout northern NSW and Queensland, there will be a large amount of ascochyta inoculum to infect 2017 chickpea crops. ┬áThis inoculum will be present in three forms: Ascochyta infected chickpea residue being discharged out the back of headers or […]

Net form of net blotch fungicide resistance discovered in WA

Net form of net blotch

Following the discovery of fungicide-resistant net form of net blotch (NFNB) in Western Australia (Figure 1), a costly problem may be about to get a whole lot bigger. The resistance was detected by fungicide resistance researchers of the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM), with NFNB estimated to cost […]