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Adult Plant Resistance and strategic fungicide use for integrated management of cereal rust, S. nodorum blotch and yellow spot in wheat

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Foliar diseases are a major constraint to national wheat yield stability, and cause annual industry wide costs ranging from yield loss and down grading of grain, to chemical control expenses and removal of preferred varieties from recommendation lists... The importance of wheat diseases to Australian cereal producers was highlighted in a GRDC commissioned study that was published in September 2009... The study by Murray and Brennan (2009) on the economic impact of wheat diseases estimated that stripe rust caused current.....