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PREDICTA® B: 2018 Root Disease Risk Management Course - ADELAIDE


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This one day course provides information and technical advice for identifying and managing cereal root diseases.

New and experienced agronomists are invited to attend the PREDICTA® B Root Disease Risk Management course to build or refresh their skills and knowledge on soilborne diseases. The course also provides accreditation for delivering PREDICTA® B – the DNA-based soil testing service which enables growers to identify the pathogens posing greatest risk to their farm.

The course will cover:

  • The main soilborne diseases for the region including rhizoctonia, crown rot and root lesion nematodes
  • Phytophthora root rot and Ascochyta blight in chickpeas (Parkes only)
  • Interpreting and understanding PREDICTA® B results
  • Using PREDICTA® B to make better informed variety, rotation and paddock management decisions
  • Yield loss risk categories for established tests and population density categories for new tests
  • Management options
  • Soil borne diseases in dry times – what you need to know
  • Soil sampling strategies

On completion, participants will receive:

  • An accreditation number to access the PREDICTA® B service
  • The Broadacre Soilborne Disease Manual, updates can be downloaded from website
  • A PREDICTA® B soil corer

Presenters will include national and regional research leaders such as:

  • Allan Mayfield, Mayfield Consulting (workshop facilitator)
  • Alan McKay, SARDI
  • Marg Evans, SARDI
  • Laura Davies, SARDI
  • Katherine Lindsell, SARDI
  • Ioani Vakaci, SARDI


Click here to download the Adelaide course agenda.

Click here to view the course flyer.

Please note: We require that you register all attendees individually. Do not insert generic information, delegate contact information only.

Location and Time

Thursday, 15/11/2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SARDI Plant Research Centre

Hartley Grove, Urrbrae
Urrbrae, SA, Australia

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