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Winter cereals pathology

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Three drivers influence the incidence of plant disease: the host the environment the pathogen... Aspects of the host promoting disease are the growing of susceptible crop varieties, and widespread and sequential sowings of hosts susceptible to specific pathogens... The legacy of the floods and rain included transport of inoculum (crown rot, nematodes, leaf spots through movement of infected stubble and soil), development of sexual stages (leaf spots, head blights), survival of volunteers (unharvested material and self-sown plants in double crop situations) and weather-damaged seed...
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