Topic: lentil

Cucumber Mosaic Virus – sowing healthy seed is critical

Aphid-borne virus epidemics are favoured when a significant source of virus infection is present, and climatic conditions (warm weather, rainfall sufficient for green bridge development) favour aphid buildup. Best management for seed-borne pulse viruses, such as Cucumber Mosaic Virus (CMV) starts with maintaining a healthy seed source. Sowing healthy seed […]

Sclerotinia survey for lupins and pulses

Sclerotinia on a lupin stem. This will result in total plant death and yield loss.
Reported incidences of Sclerotinia infection in lupin crops have increased across Western Australia’s southern grain growing districts this season. While the focus of the disease is predominantly on canola and lupins, other pulse crops including Chickpea, […]

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 […]

Latest on Pulses – 2015 GRDC Update papers

Keep up with the latest research information on Pulse diseases including ascochyta, phytophthora, root lesion nematode and viruses. The following papers were presented at the GRDC Updates across Australia in February and March 2015. There were no papers presented in the Western region.

Southern region papers
Northern region papers

Click the paper titles […]