Red leather leaf of hay oats disease management guide
Red leather leaf (RLL), caused by the fungus Neospermospora avenae, is the most common and severe foliar disease of oats in south-eastern Australia, and is...
Published: 1 Jul 2005
Author(s): Brown, S, Dart, P
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An antibiotic-producing, microbial inoculant has shown promise in earlier field trials in controlling mould development on hay baled moist. This report outlines the final stages of testing of the microbial formulation, HayRiteTM before release for commercial application. The project addressed quality control issues including those of animal safety and accumulation of antibiotics produced by the inoculum bacteria in animal tissues and undertook rigorous pre-release testing of the formulation in on-farm trials using farmers’ equipment.