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Final Report: UNE57 - Management of crown rot in cereals

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Trials were undertaken to demonstrate the effects of rotation, fallow management, nitrogen levels, water availability and grassy weeds on crown rot and crop agronomy... Build-up of crown rot in paddocks should be assessed by monitoring late in the season... The experiment showed that grass weeds, even at levels that caused heavy yield losses, had a relatively small effect on crown rot in continuous wheat or in short rotations, where the dominant effect was the inoculum present in the wheat stubble...
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