Diagnosis and management of halo blight in Australian mungbeans: a review

  title={Diagnosis and management of halo blight in Australian mungbeans: a review},
  author={Thomas J. Noble and Anthony Joseph Young and Col Douglas and Brett Williams and Sagadevan G. Mundree},
  journal={Crop and Pasture Science},
Mungbean (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek var. radiata) is an important food crop cultivated on over 6 Mha throughout the world. Its short duration of 55–70 days, capacity to fix atmospheric nitrogen, and exceptional grain nutritional profile makes the crop a staple for smallholder and subsistence farmers. In Australia, mungbean is grown as a high-value export crop and established as a main summer rotation for dryland farmers. A major threat to the integrity of the industry is halo blight, a bacterial… 

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