WA research shows milling oats are a good option against crown rot

MILLING oats could be a great resource when it comes to avoiding potentially devastating yield losses from Fusarium crown rot.

WA research shows milling oats are a good option against crown rot WA research shows milling oats are a good option against crown rot WA research shows milling oats are a good option against crown rot WA research shows milling oats are a good option against crown rot WA research shows milling oats are a good option against crown rot

DPIRD plant pathologist Dr Daniel Huberli believes new milling oat varieties could be a major opportunity against crown rot disease. Picture courtesy GRDC.

Researchers estimate crown rot costs the Western Australian grains industry $167 million every year in lost wheat yields, limiting crop rotation options in areas with high infection levels.

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