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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, 60-70 per cent of flour is used in traditional flat breads, 20-25 per cent of flour is used in western style breads and 5-10 per cent is used in cakes and biscuits... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" Agribusiness Crop Updates 2010 Herbicide control of slender iceplant Lorinda Hunt, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Three Springs, Andrew Blake, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Geraldton Research conducted by L Hunt... In the short stubble-no chaff plots (where stubble biomass was lowest), water rate did not have a large impact on annual ryegrass control, although Sakura was more effective at the high water rate... In the short stubble-chaff plots, all herbicides were more effective at the high water rate...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
One or more species of RLN (Root Lesion Nematode, Pratylenchus spp.) occur in at least 60% of WA cropping paddocks... P. thornei occurs rarely; P. neglectus is the most frequent RLN identified in WA, occurring in at least 40% of paddocks; P. teres is found in 10% of paddocks... It is imperative that the species of RLN is correctly identified to enable growers to deploy appropriate crop varieties and species to minimise current and future losses...
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