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Research probes the sclerotinia cycle

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Evidence of sclerotinia in canola is starting to emerge in the northern wheatbelt on the back of recent cooler moist conditions and the closing over of crop canopies... The window for effective preventative fungicide control of this disease in the region has closed for the bulk of crops - or is rapidly closing - and it is advisable to monitor canola closely for signs of infection... Currently registered fungicides for management of sclerotinia in canola include Prosaro , Iprodione (eg. Rovral Liquid) and Procymidone (eg. Sumisclex , Fortress )...