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Ergot: A New Disease Threat to Sorghum in the Americas and Australia.
Sorghum, Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench, is the world’s fifth most important cereal crop, cultivated on about 45 million hectares for food, feed, beverage, and fodder. The most significant technologicalExpand
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Cercospora traversiana on fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) in Queensland
  • M. Ryley
  • Biology
  • Australasian Plant Pathology
  • 1 September 1989
Cercospora traversiana was isolated from 25.3% of darkcoloured fenugreek seed harvested from a crop in southern Queensland. Normal (buff)-coloured seed had a much lower level of infection (2.3%).Expand
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Identity and genetic diversity of the sorghum ergot pathogen in Australia
Sorghum ergot was first discovered in Australia in 1996. It affects seed production and grain usage in stock feed due to concerns of animal toxicity. Three species of Claviceps are known to causeExpand
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Fungal diseases of temperate annual pasture legumes in southern Queensland
Diseases of temperate annual pasture legumes in subtropical southern Queensland were surveyed during 1992 and 1993. The following pathogenic organisms were recorded: Colletotrichum trifolii,Expand
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Soybean Diseases of the North Central Region
  • M. Ryley
  • Biology
  • Australasian Plant Pathology
  • 1991
This publication is based on the proceedings of the North Central Region Soybean Disease Workshop held in Indianapolis, Indiana in early 1987. There are 20 papers which have been written by 21Expand
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First report of the powdery mildew Erysiphe diffusa on soybean in Australia
A powdery mildew with a Pseudoidium anamorph was found on Glycine max in south-east Queensland, Australia. Morphological examination and molecular identification determined this species as ErysipheExpand
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Changes in the Racial Composition of Phytophthora sojae in Australia Between 1979 and 1996.
Surveys of commercial soybean fields, disease nurseries, and trial plots of soybean were conducted throughout eastern Australia between 1979 and 1996, and 694 isolates of Phytophthora sojae wereExpand
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The evolution of races of Phytophthora sojae in Australia
Isolates of Phytophthora sojae collected between 1979 and 1993 from three soybean-growing regions in eastern Australia and the United States were characterized for virulence and restriction fragmentExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships of graminicolous downy mildews based on cox2 sequence data.
Graminicolous downy mildews (GDM) are an understudied, yet economically important, group of plant pathogens, which are one of the major constraints to poaceous crops in the tropics and subtropics.Expand
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Effect of climate variability on event frequency of sorghum ergot in Australia
The significant effect of ergot, caused by Claviceps africana, on the Australian sorghum industry, has led to considerable research on the identification of resistant genotypes and on the climaticExpand
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