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hybrid sowing seed

Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus can be a threat in all environments, and it is recommended that seed be treated with imidicloprid, or crops closely monitored for aphid infestation and sprayed ... In the circumstances using fertilisers that have a higher sulphur content, like MES 10 or Airseeder Superfect, can be beneficial... A fast track project was initiated to demonstrate and evaluate a range of management strategies that Twelve farms were surveyed across the western districts of southern Victoria that were considered suitable as potential trial sites based on grower and adviser recommendations...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Average yield loss of canola grown from retained hybrid seed varied from site to site, but ranged from 7 to 17 per cent when compared to the commercial hybrid sowing seed... The research showed a reduction in blackleg resistance in the retained hybrid seed but variable grain yield responses... While grain yield of CB@" Tumby HT was not significantly affected by using retained seed or mixtures compared to the commercial sowing seed, the grain yield of the mixture was similar to that of the commercial hybrid for Pioneer 45Y82, with and without Jockey , and Hyola 50 with Jockey (Table 6)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Average yield loss of canola grown from retained hybrid seed varied from site to site, but ranged from 7-17% when compared to the commercial hybrid sowing seed... The research showed reduction in blackleg resistance in the retained hybrid seed but variable grain yield responses... Additional research has been conducted by Pacific Seeds that showed significant yield reductions by retaining hybrid seed...
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