Ground Cover Supplement : GC Supplement - Crop protection
Level 1, Tourism House | 40 Blackall Street, Barton ACT 2600 | PO Box 5367, Kingston ACT 2604 | t. +61 2 6166 4500 | f. +61 2 6166 4599 | e. firstname.lastname@example.org | w. www.grdc.com.au 1 Grow varieties with adequate resistance to stem, stripe and leaf rust. 2 Phase out very susceptible (VS) or susceptible (S) varieties from your rotation, otherwise develop a plan to manage rust. 3 When selecting varieties, ensure you have a specific rust management strategy, including green bridge control and intended fungicide use. 4 Know the seedling and adult rust resistance characteristics of the varieties you decide to grow, and identify whether they require chemical support. 5 Remove the green bridge (volunteer plants) four weeks prior to the intended sowing date. 6 Ensure close crop monitoring to enable early detection and management. 7 Use appropriate fungicide support to maximise crop performance and minimise disease build-up in your crop. 8 Talk to your neighbour about your rust situation so management can be tackled more efficiently. Reduce the risk of rust... follow the Rust Bust checklist : For more information go to www.rustbust.com.au the The Rust Bust is an initiative of the Australian Cereal Rust Control Program (ACRCP).
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