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Summers Scholarships: Can insects spread cotton plant diseases in Australia?

Verticillium wilt is a major disease in Australian cotton production systems. This investment will assess the potential for insects to act as vectors for Verticillium through ingestion of conidia and subsequent excretion of viable conidia in faeces.

Project date

13 Jan 2020-6 Mar 2020
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Principal investigator

Roisin Concannon

Project funded by


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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