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Development of a small-plant bioassay to assess banana grown from tissue culture for consistent infection by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense
Two reliable small-plant bioassays were developed using tissue-cultured banana, resulting in consistent symptom expression and infection by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc). One bioassay wasExpand
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Improving rehabilitation outcomes using biocrusts
The Iluka Resources Ltd Jacinth-Ambrosia heavy mineral sand mine (South Australia) is located in an undisturbed semi-arid landscape consisting of sparse trees, shrubs and grasses. The soilExpand
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Enhancing problem-based learning designs with a single e-learning scaffolding tool: Two case studies using challenge FRAP
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The e-learning tool ‘Challenge FRAP’ (Form for the Recording of the Analysis of Problems) is client-based public domain authoring software which facilitates the use of scaffolding, the provision of progressive feedback and can promote student reflection at key decision-making points. Expand
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Dosimetric measurement of the visible and UV exposures on field grown soybean plants
This paper describes a dosimeter system for measuring both the PAP (photosynthetically active photons) (400-700 nm) and ultraviolet-B (UVB) (280-320 nm) exposures in the supplemental UVB irradiationExpand
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A comparison of Colletotrichum species associated with berry diseases of Coffea arabica L.
Forty isolates of Colletotrichum species associated with coffee berry anthracnose in Papua New Guinea were characterised and identified on the basis of cultural, morphological and molecularExpand
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A preliminary investigation of prickly acacia dieback (acacia nilotica ssp. Indica)
Prickly acacia (Mimosaceae: Acacia nilotica ssp. indica (Benth.) Brenan) is one of the most invasive rangeland weeds in Australia, annually causing multi-million dollar losses to grazing industries.Expand
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Germination and growth of Colletotrichum acutatum and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolates from coffee in Papua New Guinea and their pathogenicity to coffee berries
The biology and pathogenicity of Colletotrichum acutatum and C. gloeosporioides isolates from infected coffee berries with anthracnose in Papua New Guinea (PNG) was investigated in vitro and in vivo.Expand
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A preliminary assessment of sweet potato cultivars for sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV)
Four cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) at the Gatton Research Station (Queensland) were screened for sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV). Both mother stock and field grown materialExpand
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Assessing the potential of fungi isolated from dieback-affected trees as biological control agents for prickly acacia (Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica)
Prickly acacia (Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica, Family: Fabaceae) is an invasive woody weed in coastal and semi-arid rangelands of Australia. A prominent dieback event was observed on this speciesExpand
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