Pasture Dieback

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What is pasture dieback?

Pasture dieback is a condition causing death of patches of pasture across a range of sown and native grasses. It’s prevalent across northern, central and south-east Queensland.
Symptoms include:

  • vivid yellowing and/or reddening of leaves
  • as the condition progresses, plants become unthrifty and eventually die in patches less than one metre in diameter to paddock scale (10 to hundreds of hectares)
  • reduction in root system and grass density.

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MLA is coordinating a range of activities investigating potential pasture dieback causes and management options.

Learn more about pasture dieback or express your interest in being involved in R&D activities by contacting info@mla.com.au.

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Cameron Allan
MLA Program Manager – Sustainable Feedbase Resources
Ph: 0419469246
E: callan@mla.com.au

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