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Break Crop Benefits fact sheet: Why make the break?
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keY points a break crop is any crop sown to provide diversity to help reduce disease, weed and pest levels in a paddock... the decision to grow a break crop is also complicated by many interactions through the cropping sequences including disease and herbicide carryovers and economic issues such as capital investment for new equipment or storage... pulses and oilseeds can be damaged in a flight auger, and alternative designs including belt shifters are preferred...
GRDC 2014 Research Summaries