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"Reports commissioned by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) have found that losses would be much higher without the disease control measures used by growers," GRDC plant health senior manager Rohan Rainbow said... "The reports show that one single disease - blackleg in canola - has the potential to cause national losses of $331 million - but the actual cost is much reduced at $77 million by using current controls.".. Dr Rainbow said the figures in the reports reflected the achievements made in researching, developing and implementing disease controls in the Australian pulse and oilseed industries...
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R&D preventing big oilseed, pulse losses.. Diseases cost Western Australia's oilseed industry $90 million annually and the state's pulse industry $23 million per year, but the impact would be much worse if current controls were not in place, new reports reveal... Diseases in Australian pulse and oilseed crops are inflicting production losses of more than $210 million a year - but the economic impact would be far worse if current controls were not in place...
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