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Management of yellow spot in wheat: decide before you sow

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Sowing a susceptible wheat variety on stubble of a previously infected susceptible variety (e.g. Gregory-on-Gregory) represents a much higher risk for developing high levels of yellow spot... The incidence and severity of yellow spot increases as moisture periods lengthen such that it takes repeated rain events to drive the disease from the lower to the upper canopy later in the season... Yellow spot is generally considered a significant disease in very wet seasons (e.g. 1998 and 2010) where yield losses of up to 30% have been recorded in susceptible wheat varieties...