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bill davoren

Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Rhizoctonia bare patch disease remains an important but unpredictable disease for cereals in the southern Australian agricultural region... Management of natural disease suppressive ability of soils has been suggested as a potential solution to control Rhizoctonia bare patch disease... The project will address (i) the shorter-term solutions such as rotation, tillage and fungicides to reduce disease incidence and increase plant growth and yield and (ii) will develop new knowledge that will assist in a longer-term control of Rhizoctonia through improving our understanding and management of natural soil suppressive activity & improved prediction of disease occurrence...
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