A close-up of ramualria
Growers can now brush up on their understanding of rising barley disease threat ramularia and prevent costly yield loss by studying a Farmers Weekly Academy module. When the pathogen was first identified in 2008, it was considered a problem confined to the often-damp Scottish arable areas, with outbreaks directly linked to leaf wetness at stem extension. However, it has since spread across most of the UK – thought likely to have been via infected seed – and is a particular […]
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