Farm biosecurity to improve the management of soil-borne diseases of strawberry in Australia & China

This article is about Farm biosecurity to improve the management of soil-borne disease of strawberry in Australia & China. In Australia, charcoal rot, Fusarium wilt and Phytophthora crown rot are some of the most devastating soil-borne diseases of strawberry and have increased in importance since the phase-out of the fumigant methyl bromide. Based on a survey of the Victorian strawberry industry in 2020, charcoal rot killed 15% of plants and cost the industry $15 million.

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Categories: Australian Berry Journal, Biosecurity, Strawberry, Winter 21
Author: Dr Dylan McFarlane, Dr Scott Mattner, Yilin He