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Mr McMaster says growers should practice good broadleaf weed control in and around crop areas as SLW has a very wide host range and can rapidly develop resistance to insecticides. ".. Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (QDPI&F) entomologists have visited the area and also report cotton fields around St George are at or reaching high densities of SLW. QDPI&F graduate entomologist Zara Ludgate says the whitefly present in the.. Greenhouse whitefly (GHW) and East Australian native whitefly have been common in the past but are easy to control compared with SLW. "It is thought that increased host plant availability from a wet winter/spring, warm conditions and a decline in natural enemies due to the use of broad spectrum insecticides has contributed to the high SLW numbers," Ms Ludgate said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Mr McMaster says growers should practice good broadleaf weed control in and around crop areas as SLW has a very wide host range and can rapidly develop resistance to insecticides. ".. Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (QDPI&F) entomologists have visited the area and also report cotton fields around St George are at or reaching high densities of SLW. QDPI&F graduate entomologist Zara Ludgate says the whitefly present in the.. Greenhouse whitefly (GHW) and East Australian native whitefly have been common in the past but are easy to control compared with SLW. "It is thought that increased host plant availability from a wet winter/spring, warm conditions and a decline in natural enemies due to the use of broad spectrum insecticides has contributed to the high SLW numbers," Ms Ludgate said...
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94 Average percentage of crop area where plant-available water was assessed through the crop period in 2011 (map) ........................................................................................................................................ TABLE 72 Average percentage of crop area where plant-available water was assessed at planting.. FIGURE 116 Average percentage of crop area where plantavailable water was assessed through the crop period in 2011..
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Overall, barley diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers... Incidence is 30 per_cent frequency in 30 per_cent of the area, so that the average incidence of the disease affecting the crop is 9 per_cent... Overall, breeding contributes more than 25 per cent of the control for 14 diseases, cultural methods for 32 diseases, and pesticides for six barley diseases...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
In the last two years most canola crops have been cut for silage or hay - in 2006 almost all crops were cut and in 2007 about 80% were cut... The local growers would prefer to harvest for grain but are not afraid to cut for silage or hay; and are now working on winter grazing varieties to fill the void created by the loss of grazing wheat because of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus... No attempt has been made to do a full cost comparison between grain and silage or hay...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Popping corn's secrets - GrowNotes shows the way for maize.. Maize production in the northern grainbelt has entered a new era with the recent launch of the GRDC's online GrowNotes for maize.. Cover of maize GrowNotes "The GRDC actively listens to and values the feedback from growers and advisers."..
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The percentage of farm income derived from winter cereals has decreased in central Queensland and parts of Western Australia, a GRDC-commissioned survey has found... While there has been a slight fall in the percentage of farm income coming from winter cereals in central Queensland and parts of WA, the national position remains largely unchanged at 66 to 67 per cent... Overall, winter pulses and oilseeds remain a minor contributor to farm income, each representing less than three per cent of income nationally, although oilseeds are more popular in southern regions...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Published: May 2012 ISBN: 978-1-921779-19-0 In submitting this report, the researchers have agreed to the GRDC publishing this material in its edited form... Incidence is 40 per_cent frequency in 25 per_cent of the area, so that the average incidence of the disease affecting the crop is 10 per_cent... Eighteen, including all the fungal diseases, of the 21 diseases surveyed were reported as present on lentils in the 8.3 Diseases of lentils Southern Region and in Australia...
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CuRRenT AnD POTenTiAl COsTs fROM DiseAses Of OilseeD CROPs in AusTRAliA | 37 | GRDC a marked difference in present losses between the Northern and Southern Regions: disease loss in the Northern is 21.6 sper cent of the gross value of production and 6.3 per cent in the Southern... GRDC | 40 | CuRRenT AnD POTenTiAl COsTs fROM DiseAses Of OilseeD CROPs in AusTRAliA 5.3.2 Distribution of the pathogens in Australia Nineteen of the 32 diseases surveyed were reported as present in one or more zones in Australia... Overall, oilseed diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC GrowNotes show the way for maize.. " the outcomes have traditionally been communicated to industry via media and annual GRDC events like the GRDC Updates for Growers and Advisors," says Mr Clark... Local, timely information "Feedback indicates that growers want more specific information, tailored to their area, in a format they can easily access," says GRDC's Regional Grower Services Manager for the northern region, Sharon O'Keeffe...
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