Heightened risk of Ascochyta Blight in chickpeas in 2020

Host: | Date: 27 May 2020

  • GRDC Podcast
    Podcast

    GRDC Podcast: Heightened risk of Ascochyta Blight in chickpeas in 2020

    NSW DPI senior plant pathologist, Kevin Moore warns that Ascochtya inoculum will still be present in chickpea residue that is several years old.

    Date: 27 May 2020

    Listen on Soundcloud Listen on Apple podcasts

Chickpea growers have been cautioned to recognise the potential for an increased risk of Ascochyta Blight in chickpeas in 2020.

NSW DPI senior plant pathologist, Kevin Moore warns that Ascochtya inoculum will still be present in chickpea residue that is several years old. A new fact sheet focusing on management options in 2020 is now available to growers and advisers.

Contact

Kevin Moore
Kevin.moore@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Useful resources