Wild wheat could be essential for crown rot resistance research

A NEW Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment will investigate whether an international research finding could be part of the genetic solution for Australian growers managing the costly disease Fusarium crown rot.

Wild wheat could be essential for crown rot resistance research Wild wheat could be essential for crown rot resistance research Wild wheat could be essential for crown rot resistance research Wild wheat could be essential for crown rot resistance research Wild wheat could be essential for crown rot resistance research

The GRDC has partnered with CSIRO to research crown rot resistance.

Fusarium pseudograminearum, or crown rot, is caused by fungus and is a significant disease for winter cereals such as wheat, barley, durum, triticale and oats.

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