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Large group of people standing in line gazing into a crop field.. Growers inspecting Crown Rot Analytical trials at Bellata... A PreDicta B test can be arranged by contacting commercial testing service, Crown Analytical Services, which provides northern growers and advisors with bags, soil corers, protocols and procedures for sampling as well as an interpretation of results once tests are completed by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) in Adelaide...
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He added that the use of the DNA based soil testing services prior to sowing was showing potential in identifying crown rot in the northern region, but required a stringent sampling strategy... "In recent years, use of the DNA based soil testing service PreDicta B has proved a reliable indicator of nematode populations but question marks have been raised by industry over its accuracy in assessing crown rot risk within the northern region," Dr Simpfendorfer said... "PreDicta B is a good technique for identifying the level of risk for crown rot and other soil-borne pathogens prior to sowing within paddocks but requires a dedicated sampling strategy and is not a simple add-on to a soil nutrition test...
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Stringent sampling needed to assess crown rot risk.. "In recent years, use of the DNA based soil testing service PreDicta B has proved a reliable indicator of nematode populations but question marks have been raised by industry over its accuracy in assessing crown rot risk within the northern region," Dr Simpfendorfer said... "PreDicta B is a good technique for identifying the level of risk for crown rot and other soil-borne pathogens prior to sowing within paddocks but requires a dedicated sampling strategy and is not a simple add-on to a soil nutrition test...
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