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Blackleg Management Guide Fact Sheet (revised Spring 2014)

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WESTERN AND SOUTHERN REGIONS QUANTIFY THE RISK, PADDOCK BY PADDOCK Blackleg can cause severe yield loss, but can be successfully managed... Choose a cultivar with adequate blackleg resistance for your region... If you have: high or increasing levels of blackleg in your crop (from monitoring disease levels each year); used the management practices outlined in Step 3; and sown cultivars from the same resistance group in close proximity (within 2km) for three or more years, then sow a cultivar from a different resistance group (see page 4 - Blackleg Resistance Groups)...
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