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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Use of the test may also help to prevent wheat breeders sowing infected seed stocks... Use of the test confirmed widespread occurrence of WSMV in the WA grainbelt and identified the disease for the first time in Tasmania... The research also showed that Australian WSMV isolates represent a single incursion from overseas and the virus has been present in Australia for at least 15 years...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Disease epidemics (yellow spot, premature head death, Fusarium head blight) had recently occurred in winter cereal crops in the Northern region, highlighting the importance of emerging diseases and the need for regular, structured monitoring of crops in the region... It is critical that the issue of seed transmission of WSMV in wheat is resolved, as this will have a large bearing on the control methods that need to be implemented by growers... The two studies are comparable a major discrepancy exists in the results...
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