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Screenshot of a map of Australia with trial locations marked by coded icons... Testing of commercial lines is continued unless the variety is withdrawn by marketers or is not taken up by growers... When a trial location icon on the map is clicked, a bubble appears which can direct the user to various reports and guides including long term reports, individual trial reports, yield and quality data spreadsheets, disease guides, end point royalty (EPR) information, trial outcome summaries and many other documents in the crop links page...
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Cereal growth stages and decision making for fungicide timing.. The problem which soon became apparent to growers and advisers is that in the paddock it was difficult to calculate whether you had reached this disease threshold, not least because of the sporadic nature of the initial foci of the disease... Trial work on stripe rust control (GRDC project SFS00006 - 2002- 04) quickly established that foliar fungicide applications based on growth stages and applied between second node (GS32) and flag leaf emergence (GS39) or at both timings gave good control of the disease...
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Break crops can improve cereal yields by 0.6 t/ha... Break crops should be considered, providing they help control weeds and disease... A comparison of annual profit from a 5 year cropping sequence, where wheat, canola, lupins, grazed pasture or sprayed pasture are grown in the 3 rd year of the crop sequence...
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Merrilong Pastoral Company - Background.. Merrilong Pastoral Company - Background < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Merrilong Pastoral Company.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Traditionally in the Central West growers have banded all their granular Hi-analysis P fertiliser (such as MAP and DAP) upfront with seed that has been treated with a fungicide to control diseases such as bunts, smuts and stripe rust etc... The potential of a soil to lock up P is estimated by the phosphorus buffer index (PBI)... Colwell P values (Table 1) indicate that both sites should be responsive to additional P. At each site a second "Systems" trial was conducted to evaluate if fertiliser efficiency was improved by adopting a "full nutritional program" (additional seed/foliar treatmen...
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Weed Seed Wizard Demonstration Video.. The Weed Seed Wizard is a computer simulation tool that can help you design you (or your clients) weed management strategy and improve yields... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Toward a Better P Nutrition Package: Diagnosing P Status and Application Strategies to Improve Fertiliser Response.. Preliminary results suggest that once subsoil P becomes limiting, yield losses can become substantial and major changes to P application strategies will be needed... Surplus or deficit was calculated from P inputs in fertilizer minus P removed in grain...
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Much of the research in cover cropping has been undertaken on the fertile heavy clay soils typically used for grain production in the northern region... Little research has been undertaken on lighter, red, upslope regions that are often hard setting following rainfall if surface cover is low... The results of the trial suggest that over large areas, PA tools can detect differences in soil moisture, crop growth and final yield as a result of variation in management...
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A separate survey of Western Australian farmers by the ABS (2008) revealed that, apart from farmers in the northern agricultural region who strongly believed their climate was changing, just over half the respondents thought that the climate affecting their farms was changing and a slightly lesser proportion felt that this changing climate was affecting their farm business... To enlarge our understanding of how climate and price variability affect farm business performance, actual farm data from the north-eastern agricultural region have been examined... Most farms surveyed were wheat domi...
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Seed bank data collected from 57 farmer paddocks in a previous project showed >15-fold increase in wheat as compared to 7 for barley and 1 for pasture and oaten hay... Previous research has shown that early vigour and DM in wheat plays an important role in competition with weeds... The model was developed by WAHRI (WA Herbicide Resistance Initiative) and was used to determine benefits of integrating weed competitive wheat cultivars into a wheat - barley - canola rotation...
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