Wheat, Root rots, Ley farming, Fungicides, Western Australia
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The use of fungicides, either as seed or soil dressings, for the control of root rotting diseases of wheat, was examined in a series of field experiments.
Results suggest that seed dressings have no effect on the incidence of root rotting fungi in the mature crop.
When fungicides were applied to the soil, a reduction in the incidence of take-all was noted in one experiment, but the same treatments had toxic effects on plants in a second similar experiment.
Chambers, S C.
"Root diseases in wheat on clover ley : factors under investigation. 5. The evaluation of fungicidal treatments,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 3:
12, Article 5.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol3/iss12/5