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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Trials show that chickpeas, such as this crop at Emerald, Central Queensland, have the potential to lift yields in subsequent wheat crops... Trials of chickpea/wheat rotations in the Central Queensland grain-growing region show that using chickpeas as a break crop could help growers increase yields, protein levels and profitability in subsequent wheat crops... Results for a trial at 'Wongalee', near Theodore, CQ, showed a huge increase in both the yield and protein content of wheat grown after chickpeas. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The website, http://ipmguidelinesforgrains.com.au , offers detailed information and advice on the management of major insect pests within Australia's major grain crops including specific recommendations for each stage of crop development... Created by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) Entomology team in conjunction with collaborators in all grain growing regions of Australia, the website will equip growers and advisors with the latest industry advice to minimise production loss and implement effective, long-term pest management practices on a whole-of-farm basis... DAFF Senior Extension officer, Entomology, Kate Charleston, said the IPM Guidelines took a problem-solving approach as opposed to being a rigid set of management guidelines, drawing on all available pest management tools to tailor recommendations according to crop type, growth stage and location...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
In 2013 small plots with the same row spacing ang plant populations as standard trials were used ... The results for named cultivars are included in the following table but will be incorporated into the main table as more data becomes available... The sensitivity of the variety is summarised, using the following symbols based on the yield responses across all trials: no significant yield reductions at a higher than recommended rates in (x) trials but not screened at a recommended rate..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Nutrition management forum planned for SQ.. Grain growers keen to know more about nutrition management are invited to take part in a forum in Kingaroy on Wednesday, 16 July 2014... At the conclusion of the forum, growers will be given an opportunity to work in groups to consider a nutrient management strategy for a 'typical' crop sequence based on the presentations made by the speakers throughout the day...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New online tool calculates helicoverpa thresholds.. Dr Melina Miles, Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) principal entomologist says the online calculator offers several benefits and is the first of its kind for assessing the economics of controlling helicoverpa in chickpeas and sorghum, and sorghum midge... "Calculating the economics of control is critical to making a decision about if and when pest populations require treatment," Dr Miles said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
*The information presented in this publication is distributed by DAFF only as an information source about research that has been conducted in relation to FTR. DAFF disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of relying upon it... Overseas research shows that microbes may have built up in some soils to a point where residual breakdown is measured in days instead of weeks for certain target weeds... The information and data presented in this document represent the cumulative R&D outputs of current and past GRDC and DAFF Qld funded projects, beginning with a grass weeds research project (led by V. Osten) focussing on FTR in 2003 and culminating with the CQ Grower Solutions project that started in 2011...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The following resource sites contain further information about cotton production and research... Cotton Catchment Communities CRC This website has an extensive range of information about cotton production, research, management and related issues including: agronomy and crop nutrition diseases economics environment and natural resource management fibre quality pests and beneficials rain-grown cotton soils water weeds... Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd (CSD) PO Box 117, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Phone: +61 2 6795 0000 Fax: +61 2 6795 4966 Web: Cotton Seed Distributors..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The following resource sites contain further information about cotton production and research... Cotton Catchment Communities CRC This website has an extensive range of information about cotton production, research, management and related issues including: agronomy and crop nutrition diseases economics environment and natural resource management fibre quality pests and beneficials rain-grown cotton soils water weeds... Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd (CSD) PO Box 117, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Phone: +61 2 6795 0000 Fax: +61 2 6795 4966 Web: Cotton Seed Distributors..
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The following resource sites contain further information about cotton production and research... Cotton Catchment Communities CRC This website has an extensive range of information about cotton production, research, management and related issues including: agronomy and crop nutrition diseases economics environment and natural resource management fibre quality pests and beneficials rain-grown cotton soils water weeds... Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd (CSD) PO Box 117, Wee Waa NSW 2388 Phone: +61 2 6795 0000 Fax: +61 2 6795 4966 Web: Cotton Seed Distributors..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Stem fly outbreak batters soybean crops.. Hugh Brier, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) senior entomologist, Kingaroy, Queensland says the only other significant soybean stem fly outbreak occurred in 2009 in the Mackay region of Central Queensland... Soybean stem fly has also been reported this summer in the Clarence Valley by Dr Natalie Moore, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) senior research agronomist, Grafton who reports the pest is not having a noticeable impact on crops in terms of leaf death/wilting symptoms...
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