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Extra fungicide option for controlling rust in faba beans

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The GRDC project aims to improve the number of pest and disease management options available to growers of minor grains and oilseed crops, ensuring that growers have access to a variety of sustainable pest and disease management tools that aid long-term competitiveness and are cost effective... Mr Hawthorne (pictured) said tebuconazole had previously been approved for application early in the crop cycle to control the fungal disease cercospora, but now it could also be applied later in the season to control both cercospora and rust... "While other products are available to control rust, having another option means growers can choose a cheaper product and are able to rotate fungicide groups to avoid resistance developing to a particular chemical group."..
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