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DAW00123 - A systems approach to enhance the adoption of Integrated Weed Management techniques in the Northern Agricultural Region of WA

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The main IWM tool not widely adopted is crop competition, the major reason being that growers are locked into wide row spacing with their current seeding machinery... As most growers have experienced and accepted the problem, I believe we will be in a better position to implement effective management of resistant weeds in the future... There is renewed interest in chaff carts with 30% of growers surveyed likely to adopt this practice in the next five years...