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Grains industry recognises rust expert Colin Wellings.. The award was presented to Prof Wellings this week at the GRDC Adviser Update at Young, NSW, where he was addressing researchers, scientists, advisers, agronomists and growers on the latest developments in cereal diseases... During the period he has assumed research and advisory roles with the Australian Cereal Rust Control Program, working in partnership with the GRDC. Over the past 30 years, Prof Wellings has been responsible for Australia-wide monitoring of the stripe rust pathogen (strain identification), genetic studies of resistance in wheat to this pathogen, and assisting directly with disease control by providing breeding support to all wheat breeding groups in Australia...
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Grains industry recognises rust expert Colin Wellings One of the world's leading authorities on cereal stripe rust has been recognised for his outstanding commitment and contribution to the Australian grains industry... The award was presented to Prof Wellings this week at the GRDC Adviser Update at Young, NSW, where he was addressing researchers, scientists, advisers, agronomists and growers on the latest developments in cereal diseases... During the period he has assumed research and advisory roles with the Australian Cereal Rust Control Program, working in partnership with the GRDC. Over the past 30 years, Prof Wellings has been responsible for Australia-wide monitoring of the stripe rust pathogen (strain identification), genetic studies of resistance in wheat to this pathogen, and assisting directly with disease control by providing breeding support to all wheat breeding groups in Australia...
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Professor Colin Wellings (on secondment from NSW Department of Primary Industries) University of Sydney's Plant Breeding Institute, Cobbitty, NSW has urged growers to monitor crops closely for signs of rust... "Moving into late spring and summer our message to growers is to monitor and intervene with fungicide in a timely manner and this should ensure that canopies are in a good position to maximise yields.".. CAPTION: PBI pathologists are urging growers to monitor crops closely for signs of stripe rust...
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