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VOLUME 15, ISSUE 4, September 2018

Powdery mildew on the rise in wheat

Powdery mildew is being found widely on wheat crops despite foliar fungicides being applied, including on new varieties previously thought to be more resistant. Growers are being advised to check crops.
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Chocolate spot warning for faba beans

Chocolate spot has caused severe infection on faba beans in south east of SA. Growers are advised to spray fungicides where appropriate to prevent spread of disease.
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