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Catalogue: Ground Cover
What began as a quick internet search to learn more about the possible causes behind the leaf spotting that was affecting wheat in north-west NSW has led to a new discovery for Australia - that a lack of the nutrient chloride may not only cause spotting, but may also lead to delayed flowering and increased lodging... Chloride deficiency in bread wheat can affect yields without producing any leaf spots.].. A lack of chloride can also affect moisture regulation in the plant because chloride helps open and shut the stomata (the plant's valves) keeping moisture in," he says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Figure 1 Chloride fertiliser application rate affects the whole plant tissue concentration of chloride.. Since then, we carried out several further chloride addition field experiments across the Liverpool Plains in 2009 and we report the results of those ... The durum advanced yield trials consisting of current varieties and elite breeding lines at Tamworth Agricultural Institute and on-farm at Currabubula both exhibited severe chloride deficient leaf-spotting symptoms and we report the results of tissue testing and leaf-spot scoring / measurement on all 32 lines grown at those trials (leaf-spot scoring only available for Currabubula)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Glasshouse measurements affected by not adding chloride to nutrient solutions... The first trial was a variety x chloride addition split-plot experiment featuring 3 durum (Jandaroi , Bellaroi , Arrivato ) and 3 bread wheat (Gregory , Sunvale, Crusader ) varieties, with or without 40 kg Cl/ha (potassium chloride) surface spread pre-sowing... A chloride concentration of <0.1% should indicate that the spots are likely due to chloride deficiency rather than disease saving unnecessary fungicide applications...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GRDC Grains Research Updates March 2-3, 2011, Northern Region, Goondiwindi QLD, Graeme Schwenke 16 September 2013 : Graeme Schwenke, Industry & Investment NSW, discusses the effects and treatment for chloride deficiency in durum wheat... Chloride deficiency in durum wheat can produce leaf-spotting symptoms, but their appearance and severity is highly season-specific and variety-specific... Chloride deficiency was exacerbated in 2010 by the wetter-than-usual winter which kept crop roots near the soil surface where soil chloride concentrations are typically low...
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