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branched broomrape

Catalogue: Ground Cover
South Australian grower Geoff Bond says biosecurity measures implemented to control branched broomrape weed have provided wider benefits on his family's property at Mannum... PHOTO: Judi Bellati South Australian grower Geoff Bond, from Mannum, says biosecurity measures introduced since 1999 as part of the state's quarantine zone for the noxious weed branched broomrape have provided a range of on-farm benefits... In July 2012, a two-year program started the transition to a management program that aims to contain branched broomrape, but removes some of the quarantine restrictions previously in place...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
SU herbicides are widely used in Australian cereal-livestock zones but their soil residues can persist into the following years... Field experiments confirm Angel's ability to tolerate a wide range of SU residues, in many cases outyielding its susceptible parent, Herald , by over 100% for dry matter production, seed yield and regeneration... Notwithstanding its good tolerance to SU soil residues, trial results have also shown that Angel can still be effectively controlled to an acceptable level in-crop by a range of commonly used chemicals...
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