Walter and Hugo: Mystery Problems with Saltbush

This interview was prompted by 2 events regarding saltbush and an apparent fungal disease.

Firstly a Farming Secrets member, Rod Fiedler called Hugo to discuss what was likely the problem with his salt bush plantings which were dying.

Shortly after The Weekly Times reported of a similar problem in a much larger planting by Bruce Maynard in an article “Trial In Search Of Justice” (29.06.16 page 59)

http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/agribusiness/on-farm/central-nsw-farmer-bruce-maynard-from-narromine-looks-beyond-loss-of-saltbush/news-story/61644be52d87fda56a5b887a790e1c4b

Hugo wants to know what light Walter can shed on the situation. Whilst Walter goes through some possible causes he also raises some further points to investigate

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  1. Could the cause of plant death, be wet conditions? We have had unusually wet weather this year. I have a few old man salt bush plants and the new ones stood in water for a while. They died. The old ones are still surviving.

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