New grains research deal.. A bilateral agreement between the GRDC and Curtin University will focus the university's wheat fungus expertise onto reducing disease... The bilateral agreements are in line with the National Grains RD&E Strategy, which sees researcher collaborations as necessary for achieving several key objectives: efficient RD&E delivery; access to key strategic capability through research organisations with specialist expertise; to build and maintain capability and capacity; to leverage off key capabilities; to streamline the contracting process and reduce transaction costs; and to ensure researchers are responsive and flexible in responding to industry needs...
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The disease Variety resistance - Susceptibility of current varieties - Benefits from improved resistance Fungicide efficacy - Fungicides at sowing - Foliar fungicides - Factors affecting fungicide efficacy.. Variety resistance Susceptible varieties drive current mildew epidemic Under high mildew pressure, use more resistant varieties: - Reduce infection severity - Reduce yield losses.. Mildew severity sprayed leaf (%LAA) Data courtesy: DAFWA, Nufarm, Curtin University..