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Tag archive: peanut

Summer paddock survey finds fungal and bacterial diseases decreased but not eliminated

Figure 3 Halo blight disease signs on mungbean (Photo A.H. Sparks).

Summer crop paddocks across northern New South Wales, southern Queensland and central Queensland, were surveyed to monitor the fungal and bacterial diseases present in the 2017-2018 summer cropping season. The season was unusually hot and dry, which in most cases, led to reduced fungal and bacterial diseases, but did not […]

Neocosmospora root rot in peanuts

Dr Kylie Wenham

Kylie Wenham, a PhD student with the University of Queensland, discusses Neocosmospora root rot, an emerging pathogen of peanuts. She outlines what is known about the disease and current research. The GRDC media release New research tackles devastating peanut root rot (4/11/2014) has more information.