SA researcher makes breakthrough in crown rot resistance in durum

CM
April 4 2024 - 8:30am
Cereal pathologist Hugh Wallwork is excited two of his durum lines with crown rot resistance will be evaluated in AGT's trials this year. Picture by Catherine Miller
Cereal pathologist Hugh Wallwork is excited two of his durum lines with crown rot resistance will be evaluated in AGT's trials this year. Picture by Catherine Miller

After close to 20 years of work, SA-based cereal pathologist Hugh Wallwork has made a breakthrough - successfully breeding crown rot resistance into well-adapted durum wheat lines.

CM

Catherine is Stock Journal's long time livestock editor and South East journalist.

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