Soilborne pathogens of sesame
Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the oldest recorded oilseed crops. Sesame is cultivated for its edible seeds, eaten fresh or added as an...
The opportunities for sesame are seemingly endless – a variety of food products including raw sesame seeds, oil, tahini, ground sesame; nutraceuticals; pharmaceuticals; cosmeceuticals; and sesame meal as stock feed. Add the recent introduction of new high-quality, high-yielding, non-dehiscing sesame varieties that can be mechanically harvested to the mix and it is clear why there is newfound enthusiasm for the Australian sesame industry.