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SARDI Root Health Workshop

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Growers and advisors are invited to this SAGIT funded workshop to investigate the impacts of soil-borne root diseases on plant health.


  • Explore the main soil-borne root diseases in your region, providing an insight into symptoms and management.
  • Include an interactive session where you get to score the root health of your own cereal and pulse crops.
  • Review PREDICTA rNod, a new soil testing service to measure levels of rhizobia that nodulate pulses.
  • Provide opportunity for discussions with SARDI pathologists.
  • Include an update on regional pulse and foliar diseases.
  • Provide an update on the N fixation, pulse inoculation in growing pulses in acid soils work.
  • Demonstrate how PREDICTA®B can be used to make better informed variety, rotation and paddock management decisions.


  • All participants are required to bring along cereal or pulse plants.
  • We will post you sample bags with further instructions.
  • Plants can be assessed by PREDICTA®B at participants expense to confirm diagnosis.
  • Results will be sent to the owners within 4 weeks post workshop and will be followed up with an online consult.
  • Includes resource material (back-pocket guide)



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Cleve Rural Traders
39 Main Street
Cleve, SA
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