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AuthorCroft, BJ
AuthorBerding, N
Date Accessioned2012-11-14
Date Available2012-11-14
AbstractSince the smut incursion and subsequent spread of the disease breeding for smut resistance has become an essential priority for the BSES-CSIRO Variety Improvement program. The strategy that has been adopted includes the SmutBuster program which aims to maintain advances in breeding for productivity while ensuring that all new varieties have adequate smut resistance.
Part of SeriesBSES Internal Report; 2009 No 1437 Report SD09002
SubjectGenetics Plant Breeding
TitleSmut-proofing the Australian industry - ensuring a reliable cane supply through reduced genetic vulnerability to sugarcane smut

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  • Pest, disease and weed management [179]
    Research outcomes: A comprehensive RD&E program that addresses existing and emerging pests, diseases and weeds, allowing sugarcane growers to manage their crops efficiently with minimal environmental impacts. An enhanced industry capacity to deal with incursions of exotic pests, diseases and weeds.

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