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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Soil testing with rake and boot.. Research is updating 'critical soil test values' which is improving interpretation of soil test results and helping Western Australian grain growers make better fertiliser decisions... Findings from crop nutrition research and guidelines to help growers conduct soil testing and apply fertiliser effectively are outlined in a Soil Testing for Crop Nutrition Fact Sheet and More Profit from Crop Nutrition Ground Cover Supplement...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Soil testing with rake and boot.. Research is updating 'critical soil test values' which is improving interpretation of soil test results and helping Western Australian grain growers make better fertiliser decisions... Findings from crop nutrition research and guidelines to help growers conduct soil testing and apply fertiliser effectively are outlined in a Soil Testing for Crop Nutrition Fact Sheet and More Profit from Crop Nutrition Ground Cover Supplement...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Adults are 8 mm long, are greyish-brown with a V-shaped pale mark near the middle of the back and have a prominent snout... Larvae and adults chew sections out of the leaves of seedlings, usually in the evening and night... Eggs laid in the surface litter of the soil in autumn hatch into larvae that feed during the night on developing plants and shelter in the soil during the day...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Adults are 8 mm long, are greyish-brown with a V-shaped pale mark near the middle of the back and have a prominent snout... Larvae and adults chew sections out of the leaves of seedlings, usually in the evening and night... Eggs laid in the surface litter of the soil in autumn hatch into larvae that feed during the night on developing plants and shelter in the soil during the day...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Adults are 8 mm long, are greyish-brown with a V-shaped pale mark near the middle of the back and have a prominent snout... Larvae and adults chew sections out of the leaves of seedlings, usually in the evening and night... Eggs laid in the surface litter of the soil in autumn hatch into larvae that feed during the night on developing plants and shelter in the soil during the day...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Thrips threaten spring mungbean crops.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is advising mungbean growers to be on alert for insect activity following recent reports of seedling thrips damage in spring crops near Goondiwindi... According to Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) senior entomologist Hugh Brier, thrips damage poses the greatest risk to spring mungbean crops but he said early damage rarely translated into yield loss...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
The amount of soil N measured in recent years in sub-clover/wheat was greater when grazed than when mulched... Grains Research Update for Advisers Dubbo 24 thFebruary 2000 high-N status suffer the combined stresses of drought and a lack of stem sugar reserves and fail to fill the grain... b) Drought at flowering (small grain) Small but filled grain is generally caused by drought stress coinciding with the period during which potential kernel size is determined...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
The amount of soil N measured in recent years in sub-clover/wheat was greater when grazed than when mulched... Grains Research Update for Advisers Dubbo 24 thFebruary 2000 high-N status suffer the combined stresses of drought and a lack of stem sugar reserves and fail to fill the grain... b) Drought at flowering (small grain) Small but filled grain is generally caused by drought stress coinciding with the period during which potential kernel size is determined...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Historically agricultural advisory services have been delivered by government agencies; this has changed with more than 2,300 private sector crop advisers spread across all states... Increased use and capacity of technology will impact the future of agricultural advisory services; with 'recipe farming' fast developing oversees... A recent survey of private sector crop advisers in Australia identified that approximately two thirds are retail advisers, working for a chemical, fertiliser or seed company or retail outlets...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The spur-throated locust can be readily distinguished from other pest species of locusts and grasshoppers by its large size and the presence of a spur between the front legs... Plagues of spur-throated locusts are less frequent than other pest species of locusts; migrations can occur into cropping areas... Once locusts have fledged or are 'flying', aerial spraying of agricultural chemicals is the only efficient method of control...
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