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Pathologists and plant breeders are advising growers planning to grow back-to-back lentil crops this season that the practice can cause a high disease risk and that a disease management strategy is needed throughout the growing season... Leader of the lentil breeding program at Pulse Breeding Australia Dr Matthew Rodda says placing lentils under high pressure by planting them back-to-back means disease pathogens can overcome resistance genes... Pulse pathologist Dr Jenny Davidson from the South Australian Research and Development Institute, a division of Primary Industries and Regions SA, says growers need to make their own decisions about planting lentils in tight rotations but need to be aware of the risks in breaking down genetic resistance and the implications for the industry...
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Farmers can potentially save themselves time, effort and money by taking advantage of seed testing services now available for chickpeas... Through a project supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), grain growers can test chickpea seed for pathology, germination and vigour at no extra cost through the NSW DPI at Tamworth... The test also tells farmers whether the seeds carry seedborne diseases such as Ascochyta blight and Botrytis grey mould...
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The Fact Sheet, which has been mailed to growers with the May-June edition of Ground Cover magazine, is also available for viewing and downloading via www.grdc.com.au/GRDC-FS-ChickpeaDiseaseManagement ... CAPTION: The new GRDC Fact Sheet provides information on the major diseases of chickpeas and the options available for effective integrated disease management... Managing fungal diseases of chickpea 5.02 mb..
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Moore Kevin Seed test Figure 1.. After 10-12 days the number of seeds from which Ascochyta rabiei (cause of Ascochyta blight), Botrytis cinerea (cause of Botrytis grey mould and Botrytis seedling disease, Botrytis%), or other fungi (Other%, saprophytes that do not normally attack healthy chickpeas but can colonise weather damaged seed) was recorded... There was no correlation between Emergence and the percentage of seed that yielded either: no fungi (Clean%, R squared = 13.4%), Botrytis (Botrytis%, R squared = 9.3%), saprophytic fungi (Other%, R squared = 3.9%) or Ascochyta (R squared = 0.0% - data not shown)...
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