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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
The identification guide provides a snapshot of common pests found in stored grain in Australia... Life cycLe: A dults live 2-3 months L arvae generally not seen - they feed and develop inside single grains Li fe cycle completed in four weeks at 30 c, 15 weeks at 18 c, breeding stops below 15 c. DeTecTion: u nder warm conditions or when grain is moved rice weevils are often observed climbing out of grain up vertical surfaces... Key feATuRes: Si lvery grey to grey brown wings which taper to a point W ings have a long fringe of fine hairs along the posterior edge A dults (5 - 7mm long) are unable to penetrate grain only infest surface layers of bulk grain...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Maize kernals showing the milk line at different stages.. While grain can physically be harvested at up to 25% moisture, this is not recommended as drying costs will be high... When the milk line is half way down the length of individual grains, its milk line score is said to be 2.5 (0 before the line becomes visible at the top of grains and 5 once the line is at the base of the grains)...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Maize kernals showing the milk line at different stages.. While grain can physically be harvested at up to 25% moisture, this is not recommended as drying costs will be high... When the milk line is half way down the length of individual grains, its milk line score is said to be 2.5 (0 before the line becomes visible at the top of grains and 5 once the line is at the base of the grains)...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Maize kernals showing the milk line at different stages.. While grain can physically be harvested at up to 25% moisture, this is not recommended as drying costs will be high... When the milk line is half way down the length of individual grains, its milk line score is said to be 2.5 (0 before the line becomes visible at the top of grains and 5 once the line is at the base of the grains)...
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