New oat research direction in Victoria

AGRICULTURE Victoria has responded to a rising interest in oat production for domestic and export grain and hay markets with research aimed at understanding how growers can better manage crop disease.

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Oaten hay production will benefit from new research. Image courtesy WA Dept of Agriculture.

Plant pathologists at Horsham are running field trials to determine the yield loss of commercially grown and yet-to-be released oat varieties caused by the stubble-borne disease red leather leaf.

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