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Final Report: UWA343 - Manipulation of canola stubble for the management of blackleg disease

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It has also been proven that reduction in ascospore release as a result of chemical treatment leads to a reduction in disease incidence in an adjacent crop... , the project team investigated chemicals that were effective in manipulating pseudothecial development and ascospore release and what effect a reduction in inoculum had on canola plants immediately adjacent to the treated residue... Although the application of chemicals to canola residues will not provide total control of the disease, it has the potential to provide growers in high disease pressure areas with a window of opportunity in which to minimise seedling infection...
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