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1. Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus: G.D. McLean, T.N. Khan, J. Sandow. 2. Clover Viruses: G.D. McLean, J. Sandow. BYDV: Survey of incidence - Locations: Esperance (80ES53) sown June 27, 1980 Williams (80NA35) sown June 19, 1980 Kojonup (80KA28) sown June 19, 1980 Bokerup (80MA11) sown July 8, 1980 Jerramungup (80JE14) sown June 26, 1980 Albany (80AL30) sown July 3, 1980 Busselton (80BU3) sown July 8, 1980 Bridgetown (80BR19) sown June s, 1980 Northam (80N026) sown June 16, 1980 All these plots were located at the cultivar variety trial sites. Sites varied considerably in BYDV incidence as well as in rate of disease progress. There was evidence of recovery in some plants, and at Narrogin most infected plants recovered. Taking the mean disease score in the last recording; Manjimup, Albany, Bridgetown, Katanning and Narrogin showed decreasing amounts of incidence in that order. The lower rainfall sites (Katanning and Narrogin) had a much lower incidence of BYDV than the higher rainfall sites. Clover Viruses - 80AL29, 80BR15, 80BU2, 80BY6, 80ES52, 80MA10.

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Western Australia