The Science Protecting Plant Health Conference was held in Brisbane during September 2017. A partnership between the Australian Plant Pathology Society and the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, conference presentations covered diagnostics, resistance breeding, epidemiology, emerging pests and diseases, biological control, on-farm biosecurity, pest and pathogen surveillance and responding to pest […]
Topic: Field Crop Disease
A range of smart phone apps and online tools, developed in conjunction with Australian plant pathologists and grains researchers, are helping farmers to identify crop diseases and construct appropriate management plans with just the push of a button.
With smart phone and tablet adoption by farmers now exceeding that of the general […]
National Variety Trials (NVT) has launched the national Crop Disease au app.
The NVT app is designed enable agronomists and farmers to quickly identify disease resistance ratings for each crop variety and compare the ratings for a number of varieties.
It allows users to select their state and access tailored information […]