Effective control of loose smut in barley

Friday, January 1, 2016

Loose smut has continued to appear in barley crops throughout Australia in 2015. The varieties of Hindmarsh and La Trobe have been most affected with some crops of Scope also showing high infection levels. Infection levels in these varieties has ranged from 2-25%, which has also resulted in a yield loss of 2-25%.

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