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Brazil soybean rust policy winning

Brazilian farmers and industry are cautiously hailing the 90-day isolation control policy against Asian soybean rust ( Phakopsora pachyrhizi). The policy forbids the planting of soybeans for 90 days between harvests and has been adopted by nine states ( Agrow No 538, p 21). The incidences of rust in Brazil in 2008/09 are down on the last season. By late December 2008, there had been 18 incidences of the disease. By the same time last season, there had been 28, according to the anti-rust union, the Consorcio Antiferrugem. The number of cases for the whole of last season was down about a quarter compared with 2006/07 ( Agrow No 543, p 17). This season’s count has since risen to 29 with Maranhao being the eighth state to report an outbreak. The research group, Fapcen, believes the policy will keep the disease under control.

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