Plant Pathologist, South Australian Research and Development Institute, Waite Campus, Urrbrae, South Australia.
Dr Hugh Wallwork is a plant pathologist working to control the fungal diseases of wheat and barley in South Australia. His principal interests have been to study pathogen variation and to develop effective resistance to diseases in commercial cereal varieties, this being the most sustainable form of disease control. He also uses his extensive knowledge of pathogen biology and chemical control to provide information and advice on integrated disease management strategies to the grains industry.
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Articles by Hugh WallworkBarley Loose Smut
Managing barley loose smut infection
Crown rot in winter cereals - Southern region
Eyespot of winter cereals - an emerging disease
Protect wheat from Septoria tritici this spring
Keep an eye on barley loose smut infection levels prior to harvest
Check barley crops for scald and apply foliar fungicides if necessary
Cereal stubble-borne diseases require monitoring and management
Save now, pay later - don’t skip cereal seed treatments
New wheat leaf rust outbreak 2014
Loose smut in Hindmarsh barley