Septoria avenae blotch disease management guide

  • 2 pages

  • Published: 22 Dec 2022

  • Author(s): Kylie Chambers, Geoff Thomas

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Septoria avenae blotch (Parastaganospora avenae) is a stubble-borne fungal disease of oats found throughout Australia but most commonly in Western Australia (WA). Recent paddock surveys have found it to be present in more than 90% of oat crops in WA, and most severely in higher-rainfall areas, during wetter seasons and where oats are more frequently grown.