IPM

Controlling Crown Rot in wheat using Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Crown Rot is one of the major diseases affecting wheat and other cereal crops in many of the wheat growing regions across Australia. In some seasons it causes significant losses in crop yields. A range of management strategies have been developed to combat the effects of this disease.

field with crops

Using a legume in rotations has the added advantages of improving available nitrogen in the soil.

Rotations with crops other than cereals is an important part of controlling Crown Rot.

Rotations with crops other than cereals is an important part of controlling Crown Rot.

field of beans

In northern NSW rotations use a number of different plant varieties including faba beans.

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