VG07070 Workshop Notes – 2010

This project update was presented to a workshop meeting of vegetable growers and agronomists at Cranbourne, Victoria in February 2010.

The project was formed by Government agencies, private industry, universities and international researchers, to benchmark disease predictive models for major vegetable crops.


Belinda Rawnsley

Victor Galea

Des Auer

Joanna Petkowski

Zaiton Sapak

Liz Minchinton

Lindsay Trapnell

Peter DalSanto

VG07070 - Benchmarking predictive models, Vegetable IPM Project Updates on Foliage Diseases - 2010
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  • Effect of nutrients on disease (Belinda Rawnsley)
  • Cucurbit powdery mildew model (Victor Galea)
  • Lettuce anthracnose disease in the field (Victor Galea)
  • Lettuce downy mildew model interface (Victor Galea)
  • Lettuce downy mildew evaluation of models and controls (Des Auer)
  • Lettuce downy mildew economics of control measures (Lindsay Trapnel)
  • White blister Brassicaspot model and spore trapping (Des Auer)
  • White Blister – evaluation of resistant varieties (Joanna Petkowski)
  • White Blister – evaluation of alternatives to fungicides (Joanna Petkowski)
  • Registered & permitted products for use on Lettuce (Peter DalSanto)

Acknowledgments :

Funding was provided by Australian vegetable growers (through the R & D levy) and the Department of Primary Industries, Victoria. The Australian Government provides matched funding for all HAL’s R&D activities.

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