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negative yield impact

Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Adapting our current practices and varieties to focus on managing the three key phases of crown rot (survival, infection and yield loss) will determine the impact this disease has on your crops in the future... Yield achievement in the presence of crown rot (Figure 2) is perhaps a more useful means of comparing varieties rather than the extent of yield loss associated with infection (Figure 1) as a variety with the smallest yield loss may not always be the highest yield achiever... The agronomy of durum production has not been extensively evaluated in such a western environment due to limited commercial production in the region primarily based around concerns over the high susceptibility of this crop to crown rot...
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