Researchers tackle fungicide resistance

A NEW RESEARCH project is bringing together barley growers from across the south of the Western Australian grainbelt to help create regionally relevant solutions for managing fungicide resistance.

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CCDM’s Barley Disease Cohort Project team is led by Dr Lorenzo Covarelli (left), with input from fungicide resistance expert Dr Fran Lopez-Ruiz and CCDM Co-Director, Professor Mark Gibberd. Photo: CCDM

The Barley Disease Cohort Project aims to directly engage at least 100 growers in fungicide resistance research, with a particular focus on spot-form and net-form net blotch of barley, two diseases