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Research on crop disease control could help improve yields

A significant paper for the grains industry has been published by a Victorian scientist, reporting on yield losses caused by barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) infection in wheat and barley.

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Scientist Narelle Nancarrow has been researching barley yellow dwarf virus Picture courtesy Piotr Trebicki.

Scientist Narelle Nancarrow has been researching barley yellow dwarf virus Picture courtesy Piotr Trebicki.

Agriculture Victoria molecular epidemiologist Narelle Nancarrow said her research will help growers understand the importance of disease control and the devastating effects viruses can have if left untreated....

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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