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With harvest fast approaching, many grain growers will be considering the option of retaining their own winter crop seed for next year's planting... Before heading down the path, growers electing to store their own seed should consider the following factors to ensure a healthy crop is established next season... Before sowing next year, ensure your seed is tested for germination and vigour, and testing for seed-borne disease is also recommended for saved pulse seed...
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With harvest fast approaching, many grain growers will be considering the option of retaining their own winter crop seed for next year's planting... Select varieties that address your specific requirements based on your knowledge of constraints including the maturity required to cover a few different sowing windows, paddock status, crown rot, nematodes and yellow spot... Before sowing next year, ensure your seed is tested for germination and vigour, and testing for seed-borne disease is also recommended for saved pulse seed...
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Care urged when saving weather-damaged grain for seed Growers planning to retain grain from the 2010 weather-affected harvest for sowing next season are urged to select, store and manage their seed with particular care and attention... Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) southern panel member and grains industry consultant, Dr Allan Mayfield, says it is vital that growers closely scrutinise the grain they intend to retain for sowing and keep a close eye on it over the coming months. ".. For establishment of healthy crops next season, it is important that growers implement a seed management strategy that begins at harvest and continues through storage, handling and seeding."..
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Care urged when saving weather-damaged grain for seed Growers planning to retain grain from the 2010 weather-affected harvest for sowing next season are urged to select, store and manage their seed with particular care and attention... Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) southern panel member and grains industry consultant, Dr Allan Mayfield, says it is vital that growers closely scrutinise the grain they intend to retain for sowing and keep a close eye on it over the coming months. ".. For establishment of healthy crops next season, it is important that growers implement a seed management strategy that begins at harvest and continues through storage, handling and seeding."..
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