Lupins, Pleiochaeta setosa, Rhizoctonia solani, Sclerotinia minor, Macrophomina phaseolina
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increased yield from wheat after lupins, obtained without the need for applied nitrogen, has led many farmers to adopt a 1:1 wheat-lupin rotation. One of the advantages of lupins is the cleaning effect they have by reducing wheat diseases such as septoria and yellow leaf spot and root diseases, in particular take-all.
Before the present research projext started, little was known about lupin root diseases, or what effect lupins grown in close rotation with wheat might have on the build-up of root disease of lupins.
Sweetingham, M W.
"Research into lupin root diseases,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 27
, Article 4.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol27/iss2/4