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October 30, 2020
Eyemouth iFarm WB and WW update
Here are some pictures from Greig Baird out on the Eyemouth iFarm Winter Wheat and tussocks plots, showing how they protect the tussocks from the crows. The second image shows a view of the Winter Barley.
Our tussock trials may look fairly unassuming, but in reality, they perform a very specific task. One of the main objectives of the tussock trials is to assess the risk to current and new varieties from changes in pathogen virulence detected each season. Tussock trials are used to monitor yellow rust diversification in different varieties.