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Evaluate efficacy of novel chemistries, biocontrol agents and management practices to control Alternaria and Black Root Rot disease in cotton

This project represents an ongoing effort to evaluate the efficacy of novel chemistries and biocontrol agents against black root rot (BRR) and Alternaria leaf spot (ALS) pathogens. The research aims to find suitable/alternative solutions for the industry to include in disease management strategies. As part of this process, it will continue characterisation of the poorly known pathogens associated with ALS and BRR and provide insights into pathogen biology for developing effective control strategies. The project will also screen common commercially available agricultural detergents, as potential replacements for FarmCleanse, a widely used product that is no longer commercially available.

Project date

1 Jul 2020-30 Jun 2022
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Principal investigator

Duy Le

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Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) delivers outcomes in cotton research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian …

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  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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  • Start date

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  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF), The University of Queensland (UQ), University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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