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Experts encourage careful pre-em use in fire zone

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University of Adelaide's Dr Gurjeet Gill says growers in the Pinery fire zone will need to seed quickly following the sprayer to avoid problems with drifting... Growers with bare soils affected by fire are being asked to be mindful of pre-emergent herbicide rates ahead of seeding in 2016, with a lack of organic matter on the surface meaning chemicals will penetrate the soil more readily than normal... Dr Gill says growers will need to seed quickly following the sprayer to avoid problems with drifting...
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