Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Cotton diseases: What is going on?
Wednesday August 17 at 11:15 am
Dr Linda Smith is a Principal Plant Pathologist with the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. She has 16 years experience working on pathology issues in the cotton industry and over 30 years experience as a Plant Pathologist. She leads and conducts research focussed on providing diagnostic capacity for fungal diseases and reniform nematode, conducting disease surveys to better understand disease issues and trends that direct pathology research, as well understanding a new disease Reoccurring wilt and development of management strategies for Verticillium wilt. She leads a national project to better understand cotton diseases, soil health and management strategies that support the development of disease suppressive soils.