Several field studies were undertaken in SA and WA to identify promising herbicides for the control of barley grass in wheat... After barley grass was confirmed to be increasing on SA and WA farms, laboratory studies were undertaken to determine the reasons for this trend... The project was designed to identify weeds that were emerging as a threat to productivity of grain crops in SA and WA and to undertake studies to determine underlying reasons for their increasing incidence...
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" GCTV9: Supplement - Emerging Weed Pest & Disease Issues 18 December 2012 GRDC's GroundCover TV Episode 9's special report on emerging weed, pest and disease issues... A three part report looking at Botrytis cinerea in chickpeas, summer grasses developing herbicide resistance, and the spread of redlegged earth mites... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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The proposed project will undertake research on the identification of emerging weeds in southern and western regions, factors contributing to their increasing abundance as well as developing and promoting adoption of practices for their effective management... The project will start with a coordinated survey of weeds of cropping paddocks in each region... Some of the emerging weeds have already been identified through feedback by different grower groups which include barley grass, brome grass, silver grass, marshmallow, fleabane, matricaria, common sowthistle, windmill grass, stinking lovegrass and Lincoln weed...