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Consecutive cereal crops can reduce yields
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Consecutive cereal crops can reduce yields.. Dr Roger Lawes from CSIRO and Associate Professor Michael Renton from the University of Western Australia (UWA) developed the model as part of a project funded by the GRDC and the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA)... Dr Lawes says LUSO indicates that growing two consecutive cereal crops without a break crop can cause yield losses of between 10 and 20 per cent, while three or more such crops result in even higher yield penalties...
Final Report: DAW00161 - Increasing the profitability of cropping systems in Western Australia using lupins, oats, oilseeds and pulses
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