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Effects of pachymetra root rot and nematodes on some elite sugarcane clones in Australia
PACHYMETRA ROOT ROT and nematodes are the two most important soil-borne pathogens of sugarcane in Australia. An experiment was established in Yandaran, Queensland in grey forest soil with high Pachymetra spore counts (>100 ...
The bacterial biocontrol agent pasteuria penetrans can help control root-knot nematode on sugarcane
ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE (Meloidogyne javanica) is one of the most damaging pests of sugarcane, often causing heavy losses in coarse-textured sandy soils. The bacterial parasite Pasteuria penetrans is a potentially useful ...
How do current ratings of sugarcane varieties for resistance to smut relate to natural infection
SUGARCANE SMUT, CAUSED by a fungus Sporisorium scitamineum, is an important disease of sugarcane in Australia. Sugarcane smut can be managed effectively through the propagation of resistant varieties. In Sugar Research ...