Clean seed reduces mungbean disease risk  

MUNGBEAN growers are encouraged to use approved seed, choose varieties with higher levels of resistance and avoid paddocks with a history of disease to reduce the risk of halo blight and tan spot this summer.

Clean seed reduces mungbean disease risk   Clean seed reduces mungbean disease risk   Clean seed reduces mungbean disease risk   Clean seed reduces mungbean disease risk   Clean seed reduces mungbean disease risk  

Tan spot can infect seedings very early resulting in large chlorotic areas on the first and second trifoliate leaves. Photo DAF.

The advice from Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) plant pathologist Lisa Kelly comes in the wake of years of field observations and sampling that shows disease continues t...