Field Crop Diseases

DAFWA Webinar – Rhizoctonia in your paddocks with Daniel Huberli

August 2015
Daniel Huberli from DAFWA 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 a third of WA […]

Northern wheat leaf rust alert

By Stephen Neate, USQ. September 2015.
Wheat leaf rust has now been found at significant levels at a site in Southern Queensland indicating that inoculum is in the region and conditions are suitable for infection.
Due to a new strain first detected during 2014 more than 25% of the bread wheat […]

Botrytis grey mould and frost in lentil crops

By Mary Raynes, Pulse Australia.
This is an industry alert regarding the activity of Botrytis Grey Mould (BGM) activity in lentil crops across South Australia.
Key Message
Conditions have been favourable for Botrytis Grey Mould (BGM) activity in lentil across SA , therefore it extremely wise to protect the highly valued crop. Lentil […]