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Development of a biological control against sugarcane poor root syndrome
The overall objective of the project was to search for and develop an economically effective biocontrol against sugarcane poor root syndrome (PRS). The disease was known to be caused by two pathogenic fungi: Pythium ...
The production and evaluation of gene probes for diagnosis of sugarcane mosaic virus and Fiji disease virus (Final report SRDC Project BS10S)
Specific and sensitive cDNA probes have been developed for detection of both FDV and SCMV in diseased sugarcane plants. Results from glasshouse evaluation indicate that FDV probes are not sensitive enough to be used for ...
The effect of sugarcane rust (Puccinia melanocephala) on yield
This report details the results obtained from two trials to assess yeild loss caused by sugarcane rust and also outlines the epiphytotiology of the rust disease.
Development of a fungicide spray schedule to determine the effect of sugarcane rust (Puccinia melanocephala) on yield
This study reports on work carried out to develop a fungicide spray program which is suitable for yield loss assessment investigations. Aspects examined include the efficacy of various concentrations of chlorothalonil and ...
The management of rodents in North Queensland canefields
Rodent damage to sugarcane has been of concern to the Australian sugar industry since the 1930's. In more recent times, annual surveys have indicated that damage by rodents occurs over approximately 50% (150 000 ha) of ...
Studies into races of sugarcane rust
A technique was developed for testing for physiological races of sugarcane rust. A range of cultivars were inoculated with a single spore isolate of Puccinia melanocephala by discharging 3 mg of urediospores into a spore ...
Studies on the biology of negatoria and childers Canegrubs as a basis for development of improved controls : SRDC final report BS77S
The biology of the two most important species of canegrubs affecting sugarcane in southern Queensland. Childers canegrub (Antirogus parvulus Britton) and negatoria canegrub (Lepidiota negatoria Blackburn) was studied ...
Herbicide efficacy screen North Queensland 1986 season
In 1984 a wide range of herbicide treatments were evaluated against a number of weed species. Results demonstrated the weakness and strengths of various products, and the optimum timing of application. To further improve ...
Survey of sugarcane in eastern Australia for sugarcane smut : SRDC final report BSS230
Objectives of project are to: conduct specific smut surveys to determine whether sugarcane smut is present in eastern Australia. Through publicity campaigns encourage cane farmers to inspect their farms for smut. Collate ...