A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Jenkyn, J. F., Gutteridge, R. J., Bateman, G. L. and Jalaluddin, M. 2010. Effects of crop debris and cultivations on the development of eyespot of wheat caused by Oculimacula spp. Annals of Applied Biology. 156 (3), pp. 387-399.
|Authors||Jenkyn, J. F., Gutteridge, R. J., Bateman, G. L. and Jalaluddin, M.|
Results from a series of crop sequence and single-year experiments that tested different straw and cultivation treatments in a total of 11 site-season combinations confirmed previous evidence that the development of eyespot disease in cereals can be decreased by debris in the seed bed even if that debris includes eyespot-infected stem bases, which are the principal sources of primary inoculum. Two of the experiments, which followed non-cereal break crops and tested the effects of crop debris applied after ploughing or tining on eyespot in winter wheat that was artificially inoculated with Oculimacula spp., provided convincing evidence that the effects can be attributed to the debris per se, and not to any associated husbandry practices. There were often larger effects on disease in summer than in spring or on severity than on incidence suggesting that the effects of debris cannot be explained solely by effects on inoculum or initial infection, and that debris has a disease-suppressive effect.
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Journal||Annals of Applied Biology|
|Journal citation||156 (3), pp. 387-399|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1111/j.1744-7348.2010.00396.x|
|Open access||Published as non-open access|
|Funder||Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council|
|Funder project or code||Centre for Sustainable Pest and Disease Management (PDM)|
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