The economics of blackleg control

Australia’s oilseed expert, Dr Steve Macroft, will discuss the economics of managing blackleg at BCG’s Trials Review Day on Friday 19th of February at the Birchip Leisure Centre. Research into blackleg control has shown new fungicide actives and timing recommendations have produced large yield responses. However, these are variable ranging from nil to 20% yield […]

Crown Rot yield loss in the Wimmera and Mallee: 2018

Take home messages Yield losses due to crown rot of 40 per cent (%) and 60% were measured in susceptible bread wheats in the Wimmera and Mallee respectively, with losses up to 90% occurring in durum wheat. Crown rot yield losses were related to the inoculum level present at planting and were exacerbated by the […]

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