Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Issue cover

Editor: E.H. Lawson

Design:K.J. Mack

Cover: Rapeseed, a 'Cinderella' crop almost wiped out by the disease blackleg, is the main subject of an article on oil seeds breeding by the Department of Agriculture, beginning on page 93. A breakthrough in breeding for the control of blackleg should lead to renewed interest in this crop.


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