GRDC media communication on RWA detection

Russian Wheat Aphid Australia June 2016 There has been detection of Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) in South Australia and Victoria. The incursion was initially managed by PIRSA Biosecurity South Australia under the Exotic Plant Pest Response Deed (EPPRD). The EPPRD is

Yellow spot and Stagonospora nodorum

Reports SNB assessment of CAIGE lines Yellow spot assessment of CAIGE lines – final report YS & SNB screening for Bread Wheat lines YS & SNB screening for Soil Borne Pathogen nurseries

Stem, Stripe and Leaf Rust Screening

The wheat rusts are caused by three species of the fungal genus Puccinia: stripe rust by Puccinia striiformis f.sp. tritici; leaf rust by Puccinia triticina; and stem rust by Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici. Generally, these pathogens are confined to wheat

Crown rot testing

Crown rot testing

Crown Rot Testing Crown rot is the single biggest limitation to wheat and barley production in the northern grains region after the cereal rusts and is also an important disease in southern Australia. Whilst crop rotation can reduce the incidence

Late maturity α-amylase (LMA) in wheat – phenotyping

LMA screening is NOT conducted routinely under CAIGE, however some data on CAIGE materials has been provided by co-operators over the years.  These data are presented below. Late maturity α-amylase (LMA) in wheat is a quantitative genetic defect present at

Latest Newsletter

Latest Newsletter

December 2022 EDITION OF NEWSLETTER Dear CAIGE Colleagues Please find our  Newsletter for December 2022 providing an update of the CAIGE project and activities from the CAIGE team and collaborators for past months. In this issue we are covering the

Genotyping data

Genotyping is identifying inherited alleles, differences in genetic make-up (genotype) between plants, and using DNA sequences to define biological populations. The ability to produce vast amounts of DNA sequence data has enabled the discovery of molecular markers in model organisms and