D J. Gillespie

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Biosecurity, pests, weeds and diseases


A summary of the performance of the control varieties (four replications) is shown in Table 3. A summary of the root rot ratings for some varieties showing a range of root rot susceptibility to all four pathogens is given in Table 4. Plant weights were recorded for all varieties tested against the three pathogens in the Western Australian experiments. Results for 12 of the 60 varieties are shown in Table 5. Murex medic evaluation. 86MT56 (Mount Barker), Gravelly loam pH 5.2 (water). 86NA46 (Darken) Loamy sand pH 5.4 86M037 (Regans Ford) Fine red sand pH 5.8 All sites were established in 1986 and cropped in 1987. Establishment counts taken prior to cropping are shown in table 6. 85NA36 (Arthur River). 87A20 (Avondale Research Station). 87N083 (West Dale) 87N082 (West Toodyay) 87BA28 - Badgingarra Research Station. 87N081 - West Toodyay 87KA38 - North Frankland (S.W. Kojonup) - Shenton Park Field Station

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