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Catalogue: Ground Cover
There were several commercial wheat crops in northern NSW in 2011 that experienced high levels of crown rot even though they had come out of good rotations, such as canola and double-cropped chickpeas after sorghum... The issue with grain infection with Fusarium, as a result of FHB in wet seasons, is that if grain is sown the next year it can cause seedling death, which reduces emergence and also a crown rot infection can be introduced to the base of surviving plants through the Fusarium-infected seed... Additional trial work by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) at Tamworth in 2011, which was part-funded by the GRDC, investigated the effect of grain infection with Fusarium on emergence and causing crown rot infection in surviving plants (seed-borne crown rot infection)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
The initial adoption of Flexi-N was driven by the convenience of storage and handling, improved speed and uniformity of application, and reduced labour requirements when applied with pesticides... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 37.. The trials suggest that applying fungicides in large droplets at water rates between 60-80 L/ha will be beneficial in a range of seasons in the Mingenew area...
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