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Management of bacterial wilt of lucerne
Summary The project incorporate the results of a grower survey to correlate bacterial wilt occurrence with crop management and filed trials to evaluate management strategies for bacterial wilt, including factors influencing inoculum decline in infected paddocks. The outcomes of the research will reduce the number of positive seed paddocks and provide an information package on improved management of bacterial wilt.
Program Pasture Seeds
Research organisation Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries acting through South Australian Research and Development Institute
Objective summary Assess the impact of crop management on presence of bacterial wilt (BW) of lucerne. Determine factors affecting decline of bacterial wilt inoculum in an infected lucerne stand (s).
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Saturday, July 01, 2006
Project completion date Thursday, October 29, 2009
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Biosecurity
RIRDC goal PSE-Production and processing efficiency and improved sustainability
Principal researcher Kathy Ophel-Keller
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Adrienne Twisk