Alert issued for fungicide resistance in WA

WESTERN Australian grain growers need to be on alert following the discovery of succinate dehydrogenase (SDHI, Group 7) resistance in spot form of net blotch (SFNB) in barley crops in the WA grain belt.

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SDHI resistance in barley spot form of net blotch (SFNB) has now been confirmed in Australia. Photo: CCDM

The fungicide resistance was uncovered in samples collected from the Cunderdin region in WA and marks the first time SDHI resistance in barley SFNB has been confirmed in Australia.