CANADA: Prairie chickpea producers given licence to fight fungus
Chickpea growers in Saskatchewan have been given emergency permission to use the Quadris foliar fungicide to stop the spread of Ascochyta blight, a fungal disease affecting chickpeas, lentils and field peas. High moisture in chickpea-growing areas has contributed to the spread of Ascochyta blight, and spores on residue from last year are infecting this year's crop.
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