A package of measures is needed to control septoria – wheat’s most damaging disease – involving drilling date, variety, fungicides and trace elements, as the solution no longer comes out of a chemical can. A generally low disease year in 2015 should not encourage wheat growers into complacency, as septoria can knock nearly 6t/ha off yields in the very worst cases, says one industry expert. The declining effectiveness of fungicides and earlier drilling has caused the wet weather-loving septoria to […]