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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Soil secrets to suppress disease.. Associate Professor Pauline Mele from La Trobe University looks for the soil microorganisms that suppress disease in grain crops... A team of 90 researchers working on 15 projects aim to increase yields and reduce input costs in soils across the high-rainfall zone (HRZ) as part of the GRDC's Soil Biology Initiative...
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Suppressive soils offer defence against grain diseases.. "There are soils right across the country where the incidence or severity of disease is suppressed, even in the presence of the pathogen that causes it, a host plant and a favourable environment," A/Professor Mele said... If we create a habitat that favours one type of soil microbe, say through repeated use of the same management practice such as addition of fertiliser or sowing the same plant types, the community may end up with fewer types of biota present; thereby reducing the resilience of the system...
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" GRDC Grains Research Update, 5-6 February 2014, Southern Region, Ballarat, VIC. Dale Grey 17 April 2014 Dale Grey of DEPI Bendigo... Dale Grey discusses what causes frost, if we can expect an increase in frosts, what are the effects and management techniques to help reduce damage... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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GRDC workshops tackle problem weeds.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)-sponsored workshops run by Mark Congreve, ICAN will focus on Southern Queensland farming systems and weeds including the hard-to-control fleabane and feathertop Rhodes grass... "This is an outstanding opportunity to hear the latest research and management techniques in dealing with problem weeds such as feathertop Rhodes grass, barnyard grass, fleabane, sow thistle and others," Mr Clark said...
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