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Genome sequencing of the pathogen that causes the wheat disease tan or yellow spot is expected to accelerate the release of more resistant varieties and improve resistance ratings for existing cultivars... The director of the Perth-based Australian Centre for Necrotrophic Fungal Pathogens (ACNFP), Professor Richard Oliver, says estimates that the disease causes annual losses of more than $200 million in Australian cropping might be conservative... Leader of tan spot research at ACNFP Dr Caroline Moffat says the new genome sequence means her team can focus on finding sequences for Australian isolates of the disease and genetic analysis of Australian wheat varieties...
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A useful new resource for growers and spray operators will help them meet the technical requirements for a successful spraying program in the coming season... "Preparing a spray plan assists with nozzle selection, controller inputs and systems checks," he said... Dr Rainbow said it was also critical to check and record controller settings; use the self-test or test speed function to check the machine for leaks, restrictions and uniform output; and check the machine's output against the spray plan...
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" GCTV15: Net Form Net Blotch 10 November 2014.. The fungal disease Net Form Net Blotch is becoming more virulent and barley growers need to check variety disease guides and sowing guides when planning what to sow next season... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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" GCTV5: Harvester Set-up checks 16 February 2012 Chris Saunders an agricultural engineer with the University of South Australia points out what to check when setting up the harvester... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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