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GRDC Septoria Technical Workshop - Launceston

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The Septoria technical workshops are for advisers, agronomists, consultants and growers.

These workshops bring together a range of plant pathologists, agronomists and researchers who will provide an update on best practice Septoria management in the high rainfall zone. Speakers will discuss the Septoria fungicide resistance issue and how chemicals, variety selection and crop rotations can be used for effective disease control.

Speakers will also review other priority diseases for 2015 such as Crown Rot, Eye Spot and Leaf Rust.

Topics include:

Learnings from abroad
Septoria biology overview
Fungicide resistance
Genetic resistance
Integrated control
Best practice management – what this advice means for your region
Liability and risks giving advice
Other diseases on the radar for 2015: Crown Rot, Leaf Rust, Eye Spot.

Speakers:

Dr Grant Hollaway: Senior Plant Pathologist Cereals, DEDJTR
Dr Andrew Milgate: Research Scientist, Plant Pathology, NSW DPI
Phil Hawker: Agronomist Director, Western AG Supplies Pty Ltd
Nick Poole: Research Coordinator, FAR Australia

Location and Time

Wednesday, 12/08/2015
7:15 am - 2:15 pm

Country Club Tasmania

Country Club Avenue
Prospect Vale, Tasmania, Australia

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