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Improving powdery mildew management in mungbean: field walk and workshop – Toowoomba
20 March 9am-12 at UniSQ
Powdery mildew is a disease that impacts mungbean crops annually and if left unmanaged can cause yield losses of up to 40%. With little genetic resistance in current varieties, management relies on the application of fungicides. As a result of a previous GRDC investment, a decision support tool, the PowderyMildewMBM app was released to help guide fungicide application decisions by providing the most likely economic returns from making a fungicide application (or two). The project entitled ‘Improving Powdery Mildew Management in Mungbean’, co-funded by GRDC and UniSQ, was initiated to realise the benefits of the app and to minimise the impact of this disease to the mungbean industry.
For more information, visit the GRDC website.