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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Every year the department's maize breeding program releases a new series of commercial inbred lines that can be used to produce commercial hybrids... It is important to develop germplasm that combines high yield potential and adequate disease resistance... The maize breeding program strives to develop germplasm with improved adaptation to such environments...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Every year the department's maize breeding program releases a new series of commercial inbred lines that can be used to produce commercial hybrids... It is important to develop germplasm that combines high yield potential and adequate disease resistance... The maize breeding program strives to develop germplasm with improved adaptation to such environments...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Market research lifts export ambitions.. Although Australian production is dwarfed by production in North America, GM varieties dominate there, putting Australia in a position to take advantage of non-GM markets, particularly in Japan and South Korea, Ms Mann says... As well as saving time, Craig says a fast-flow, automated system leaves paddocks under water for less time, leading to less water wastage and waterlogging and more benefits to the crop and the soil...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Market research lifts export ambitions.. Although Australian production is dwarfed by production in North America, GM varieties dominate there, putting Australia in a position to take advantage of non-GM markets, particularly in Japan and South Korea, Ms Mann says... As well as saving time, Craig says a fast-flow, automated system leaves paddocks under water for less time, leading to less water wastage and waterlogging and more benefits to the crop and the soil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
There is increasing demand for maize as a feed grain and for silage from the expansion of the feedlot beef industry and intensification of dairy production, particularly on the Darling Downs... The results of the work were communicated to a major industry seminar, held in conjunction with Pioneer HiBred in Dalby in July 2004, at attended by approximately 80 advisers and consultants... Results did not support the suggestion that maize may result in a greater chance of sowing a following winter crop or increased yield reliability in that crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Drought resistant hybrids for Central Queensland (CQ), Darling Downs and north-west New South Wales (NW NSW) will consolidate maize production... Five inbreds with good resistance to polysora rust and high yield potential were released, and these materials are now being evaluated by seed companies... The season, 30 elite materials were evaluated across South Burnet, Central Queensland (herbicide residue resulted in poor stand establishment the trial was not harvested) and Darling Downs...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" GCTV7: Maize Industry confident 04 May 2012 Maize growers in Australia have reason to feel confident about the future... Highly productive in good seasons, 32.77: with flexible options for planting and harvest, 35.73: maize remains relatively unscathed by pre-harvest rainfall, and has numerous varieties for a 41.59: diverse range of uses... 69.72: Narrator: With demand in east and southeast Asia expected 73.67: to rise by 50 percent in the next eight years; major maize producing countries like China 79.33: and India becoming nett importers; and the US 83.34: increasingly using maize for ethanol production; opportunities for Australian maize exports 88.59: into Asia should increase significantly...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
One of the most enthusiastic advocates of Australian maize is Un Hwan Yum, senior managing director of Dong Il Grain, South Korea's largest dry miller of maize, which produces hominy and grits for breakfast cereals and snack foods, as well as cornflour... President of the Maize Association of Australia Harley Bligh - who regularly sells into the Korean market - says the decision to grow maize is not as simple as having a buyer, or even a good price... Mr Bligh says a study funded by the GRDC and the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry identified strong niche food markets for GMO-free maize in Japan, South Korea and potentially in Taiwan...
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