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Tag archive: wheat

Crown rot in winter cereals

Dry seasonal conditions across much of Australia in 2017 favoured the expression of whiteheads in wheat crops associated with infection by the fungal disease crown rot. Crown rot infection of seedlings is favoured by a wet start to the season. If the season stays wet and/or mild there may be […]

Latest on crop disease – 2017 GRDC mid-year update papers

Keep up with the latest research information on crop diseases including blackleg, sclerotinia, wheat rusts and septoria.  The following papers were presented at the GRDC Updates across Australia in July and August 2017. Click the paper titles to view the full papers. Southern Update Papers Northern Update papers Wheat and […]

DPIRD Webinar – Rhizoctonia in your paddocks with Daniel Huberli

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August 2015 – Daniel Huberli from DPIRD discusses how to identify what is causing a patch in your cereal crop and the options available to help you manage Rhizoctonia in your paddocks.   Rhizoctonia is found across the growing regions of WA. The SARDI Predicta B Soilborne Disease Tests show […]

Rusts in your Wheat Crop – DAFWA Webinar August 2015

August 2015   Geoff Thomas from DAFWA discusses rusts in wheat crops including leaf rust, stripe rust and stem rust. Leaf, Stripe and Stem rusts have been observed in regrowth and crops across WA this season. Reports of rust have most commonly been related to an autumn green bridge continuing […]

Septoria tritici lifecycle and management

Grant Hollaway, DEDJTR Victoria, talks about the lifecycle and management of the disease Septoria tritici in the High Rainfall Zone. It was filmed at the GRDC Septoria Fungicide Resistance and Management Workshop in August 2015. This video is part of a series on Managing Septoria tritici in the High Rainfall […]

Septoria in the HRZ – An agronomist’s view

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Philip Hawker, Western AG Pty Ltd, talks about managing the disease Septoria tritici in the High Rainfall Zone. It was filmed at the GRDC Septoria Fungicide Resistance and Management Workshop in August 2015. This video is part of a series on Managing Septoria tritici in the High Rainfall Zone (Youtube […]

DAFWA Webinar – Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus with Brenda Coutts

August 2015 Brenda Coutts from DAFWA discusses Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus from symptoms, through risk cycles and onto management options. Summary: Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (WSMV) infects all cereals and many annual grasses. It is spread by wheat curl mite and is seed-borne. Infection at early growth stages (pre-flowering) can […]

What Australia can learn from the UK about Septoria tritici?

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Patrick Stephenson, National Institute of Agricultural Botany, UK, talks about what Australia can learn about the UK experience in managing fungicide resistance in Septoria tritici. It was filmed at the GRDC Septoria Fungicide Resistance and Management Workshop in August 2015   This video is part of a series on Managing […]

Fungicide resistance develops in Septoria tritici in Australia

Andrew Milgate, NSW DPI, talks about the development of fungicide resistance in Septoria tritici in Australia. It was filmed at the GRDC Septoria Fungicide Resistance and Management Workshop in August 2015.   This video is part of a series on Managing Septoria tritici in the High Rainfall Zone (Youtube playlist) […]

Minimising fungicide resistance in Septoria tritici

Andrew Milgate, NSW DPI, talks about minimising fungicide resistance in Septoria tritici. It was filmed at the GRDC Septoria Fungicide Resistance and Management Workshop in August 2015. This video is part of a series on Managing Septoria tritici in the High Rainfall Zone (Youtube playlist) Previous video: Fungicide resistance develops […]

DAFWA Webinar – Wheat Powdery Mildew in 2015 with Geoff Thomas

July 2015   Geoff Thomas from DAFWA describes wheat powdery mildew including factors influencing the survival of the pathogen, wheat varieties susceptible to the powdery mildew and fungicide management. Weather conditions in the WA Northern wheat belt this year have been favourable to the spread of wheat powdery mildew in […]

It’s not always disease. Physiological damage to cereals.

  Cold weather can cause a physiological response in crops leading cereal leaves to turn yellow and barley to develop brown spots. These can be easily confused with disease symptoms and there can be a temptation to respond with a fungicide. It is important to confirm the presence of disease […]