General fungicide resistance management with Dr Kylie Ireland

Host: | Date: 02 Jun 2021

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    GRDC Podcast: General fungicide resistance management with Dr Kylie Ireland

    Dr Kylie Ireland, first Extension Coordinator of the Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN), discusses how fungicide resistance occurs, its potential impact on crop production, and how the Fungicide Resistance Five can help growers mitigate their risk.

    Date: 02 Jun 2021

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Dr Kylie Ireland, first Extension Coordinator of the Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN), discusses how fungicide resistance occurs, its potential impact on crop production, and how the Fungicide Resistance Five can help growers mitigate their risk.

The ‘Fungicide Resistance Five’ is the basis for an integrated disease management strategy that growers can use on-farm to reduce fungicide resistance pressure on crop pathogens.

This six-part podcast series, produced through the Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN), unpacks the individual elements of the strategy to inform growers why and how they should minimise the risk of fungicide resistance developing in their paddocks.

AFREN is a significant GRDC investment that brings together a national network of regional plant pathologists, fungicide resistance experts and communications and extension specialists. It is co-ordinated through the Centre for Crop Disease Management (CCDM), a co-investment between the GRDC and Curtin University.

Contact

Chris Hetherington,
Extension Coordinator, Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN)
08 9266 3541
chris.hetherington@curtin.edu.au

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