Kabatiella caulivora, Trifolium subterraneum, Disease control, Varieties
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Considerable progress has been made with the clover scorch problem since the devastation of the 971 epidemic when intensive research began.
Over 2000 varieties and crossbreds of subterranean clover from various collections have been screened for resistance resulting in the release of the first resistant clover, Esperance, this year.
Benefits of fungicidal spraying have been demonstrated and low cost spraying programmes for grazed pastures, and seed and hay crops are under field investigation.
Bokor, A; Chatel, D. L.; and Nicholas, D. A.
"Progress in clover scorch research,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 19:
2, Article 8.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol19/iss2/8