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GRDC Updates (West)

Here you will find the papers presented at the GRDC updates in the Western region

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Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by Department of Agriculture.. Lupin has the potential to be a new food additive for human consumption, and could become a substitute for soybean protein in the food industry... Infection established early in plots containing transplants these plots had higher levels of stem and pod infection throughout the trial...
" Managing nutrition on soils that have been treated for water repellence by cultivation.. A comparison of N uptake at 10 N and 50 N showed significant increases in N uptake in the nil and banded wetter though not in mouldboard and spading... The results suggest that soil nitrogen is more available in the mouldboard and spading treatments than in the nil and banded wetter...
New varieties of herbicide-tolerant juncea canola (Oasis CL and Sahara CL) have performed well in agronomic testing in Western Australia in terms of grain yield for a range of seed rates, nitrogen rates and row spacings... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 69.. Overall, the most consistently susceptible variety appears to be Hindmarsh, followed by Commander and Stirling...
Sprays are ineffective in controlling snails.. All bait formulations cause mortality to snails but none result in 100% mortality.. All baits used were non-rain fast...
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" Low cost pastures high quality for cropping.. 2.5% N, most from BNF - 50 kg Urea per tonne of legume DM - Legumes can replace broadleaved weeds - Legume content (protein) drives livestock LWG 2011 Focus paddocks in pasture - new project Available spring dry matter (kg/ha) % broadleaved % legume % Grass % Oats (sown) 4555 98 0 2.. Producing seed crop a pasture..
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" Agribusiness Crop Updates 2006 x Lexone 150 and 250 g/ha caused slight to moderate leaf burning/leaf scorching and biomass reduction (5-80%) across all the varieties... Increase in rate of Lexone from 150 to 250 g/ha resulted in increase in intensity of these symptoms... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 82 6 0 0 2 s e t a d p U p o r C s s e n i s u b i r g A l i0 j 1 1 0 8026 7 3 n48 6 4 55 7718 71 68651 ) 0 0 0 0010 0 0 a18 9 9 98 9999 99 87111 H 1 1 1 1111 1 1 T1 d. .We i a(l p p h...
Light grazing over summer had no effect on crop yield after the first season in a three year trial... Only data from the summer of 2010/11 grazing and following crop yield for 2011is presented ... Soil water was measured to 1.5 m using a neutron moisture meter (NMM) before seeding...
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Introduction - Astral 1 Mark Sweetingham - Crop Updates Chair, Department of Agriculture and Food 8.35 - 8.55.. Options for Increasing Soil Carbon Content Dr Jeff Baldock - CSIRO Land and Water 11.00 - 11.25 Morning tea.. Lunch - including Research Highlights 1.25 - 1.55 2.00 - 2.30 2.35 - 3.05 3.10 - 3.40..

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