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Although ascochyta blight has been present in Central Queensland for the past six years, Mr Cumming said the incidence and severity had remained low due to dry winters and the concerted management efforts by growers and advisors... "The most significant risk to the introduction and spread of ascochyta blight to a farm is through the introduction of infect chickpea crop residues and maintaining strict farm hygiene remains the primary line of defence," Mr Cumming said... The revised management strategy has been developed by Pulse Australia in conjunction with key industry stake holders, including the USQ/Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) pulse pathology team...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The potential of fluid fertilisers for broadacre cropping in Australia.. The potential of fluid fertilisers for broadacre cropping in Australia < Keep browsing 0 Responses to The potential of fluid fertilisers for broadacre cropping in Australia.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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A survey of farmer paddocks across the Western Australian grainbelt has confirmed a big increase in the level of herbicide resistance in wild radish to commonly used Group B selective herbicides... Details of current levels of herbicide resistance in wild radish will be outlined at this month's Agribusiness Crop Updates, which are supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA)... Ms Owen said that while glyphosate, atrazine and pyrasulfatole/bromoxynil (Velocity ) were still effective in most cases, growers should not rely on herbicides alone to manage wild radish and other weeds, and should also consider the use of non-chemical methods for weed control...
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Large population studies have shown people who eat beans and soy foods at least four times a week are less likely to develop heart disease... Research examining the effects of pulse consumption has indicated that eating legumes significantly lowers blood pressure in people with high blood pressure, as well as in people with normal blood pressure... Analysis of eight different trials as part of the study found that when one cup of legumes, such as faba beans, lentils or chickpeas, was substituted for other foods of the same energy value, blood pressure was reduced by 2.25 millimetres of mercury...
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The booklet contains the papers presented at AgriBio-Bundoora, Melbourne on Thursday 15 May 2014... Theme - Monitoring soil quality for better decision making.. (DAV00105) A molecular approach to unravel the dynamics of disease suppressive microbial communities (CSP00135)..
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Rapid soil measurement - a review of potential benefits and opportunities for the Australian grains industry.. Region National, North, South, West < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Rapid soil measurement - a review of potential benefits and opportunities for the Australian grains industry.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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The global expert on herbicide resistant weeds and crops and highly cited plant scientist received the award from WA Science and Innovation Minister John Day at the WA Science Awards presentation ceremony this month... Stephen Powles and John Day standing next to each other holding award in a frame.. PHOTO CAPTION : AHRI director Stephen Powles, right, receives his award from WA Science and Innovation Minister John Day at the WA Science Awards...
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On Farm Storage Presentation < Keep browsing 0 Responses to On Farm Storage.. Leave a Comment.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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A best management practice guide based on the results of the double cropping project and grower experience... Region South < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Double Cropping in Northern Victoria.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Off Farm Investments.. Off Farm Investments < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Off Farm Investments.. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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