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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), with the support of industry authorities, local agronomists and farming groups, is advising lower EP growers to be aware of the risks of sowing the canola cultivar Hyola 50 due to high levels of blackleg infection in this cultivar within the lower EP region in 2011... Dr Marcroft says because Hyola 50 has been grown extensively on the lower EP, an even higher level of disease severity could occur this year if the cultivar's resistance is overcome by the blackleg fungus... In summary, the measures that should be taken include: 1/ Choose a canola cultivar with high levels of blackleg resistance for the Eyre Peninsula noting varieties with recent resistance changes (use only the current year's ratings)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Blackleg disease warning for lower EP canola growers Growers of canola on South Australia's lower Eyre Peninsula are being urged to take measures to prevent severe blackleg fungal disease in their crops this season... Blackleg 1.01: Plant pathologist Steve Marcroft explains how to check your crop for blackleg, how blackleg overcomes the genetic resistance of canola, and explains how to use the Blackleg Management Guide and disease ratings to choose a new canola cultivar to reduce exposure to the worst disease of canola... In summary, the measures that should be taken include: 1/ Choose a canola cultivar with high levels of blackleg resistance for the Eyre Peninsula noting varieties with recent resistance changes (use only the current year's ratings)...
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