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The Current and Potential Costs from Diseases of Oilseed Crops in Australia

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The current loss from diseases in the Australian oilseed industry averages $137 million per year, or 27.6 per cent of the gross value of oilseed production... The losses are due to diseases caused by fungi, nematodes, bacteria, viruses and phytoplasmas... The allocation of resources for the control of oilseed crop diseases, both at the grower level when deciding whether to control a particular disease and at the national level when allocating funds for research and development, depends on an assessment of the losses caused by these diseases...
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