Disease on ‘watch list’ for barley growers this season

Barley Spot form net blotch

Despite the dry conditions, growers are being warned to check barley crops for disease following reports of Spot Form Net Blotch (SFNB) in Queensland and northern New South Wales this winter. Prolonged dry weather has historically reduced disease pressure on crops, but pathologists have been fielding a number of calls regarding SFNB in barley crops […]