The role of soil DNA testing in managing the risk of soilborne diseases – how is it being used and what can it do?
Soilborne diseases pose a significant threat to vegetable crop health and losses. Disease pressure and prevalence is influenced by a number of factors including block selection, crop rotation, varieties, nutrition, irrigation and fumigation.
Watch this informative and practical session to get the latest updates from Dr Michael Rettke, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and Dr Doris Blaesing, RMCG.
The webinar covered better managing soilborne diseases in vegetables through the use of DNA testing. Practical guidance was provided on how the DNA technology is being used and the type of information it provides.
You can access a copy of the presentation slides here:
- Key issues and principles in managing soilborne diseases by Doris Blaesing
- The role of soil DNA testing in managing the risk of soilborne diseases – how is it being used and what can it do? by Michael Rettke.
The session was facilitated by Carl Larsen from RMCG.