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Northern NSW Integrated Disease Management

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Recently the top five diseases in wheat and barley have been estimated to cost growers in the northern region $261 million annually (wheat $183 m and barley $78 m, Murray and Brennan 2009)... The unit has a long history of effectively developing and delivering IDM strategies to support industry in minimising losses to and reducing the risk of the key cereal and pulse diseases in the region... Minimise risk of virus by retaining standing stubble, planting on time and at optimal seeding rate for rapid canopy closure...