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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The project was established to provide advice to breeders on how to improve the adaptability of crops in the high rainfall zone (HRZ) of southern Australia so that yields could be lifted closer to potential... Information from the project needs to be extended to growers to provide guidance as to the likely impacts of different management strategies on the germplasm currently available... 2. Better understand crop growth and development of existing germplasm in the HRZ Field experiments were conducted to provide information relating to how current commercial germplasm (wheat, barley, canola and pulses) captured resources and the efficiency with which these crops converted these resources to biomass and grain...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Glyphosate resistance survey finds SA growers at risk.. The random survey, conducted by the University of Adelaide and funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), has shown it is time for farmers to make significant changes to weed management to halt this problem... "We knew there was some glyphosate resistance in the area from previous work," stated Associate Professor Chris Preston of the University of Adelaide and project leader, "but this surprised all of us and has set the alarm bells ringing to bring in changes to weed management...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Vic grower input sought for crop pest management research.. Funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) on behalf of growers and the Australian Government, the research project involves a survey of farmers and advisers to identify the major insect pests of grain crops and to better understand the tools and strategies used to manage these pests... Dr Umina said the results of the survey would help researchers and the broader industry to understand what Australian growers do to manage insect pests in their grain crops, and their attitudes towards pest management...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) on behalf of growers and the Australian Government, the research project involves a survey of farmers and advisers to identify the major insect pests of grain crops and to better understand the tools and strategies used to manage these pests... Dr Umina said the results of the survey would help researchers and the broader industry to understand what Australian growers do to manage insect pests in their grain crops, and their attitudes towards pest management... Growers and advisers seeking more information about the survey can email pumina@unimelb.edu.au or project leader, Dr Helen Spafford at helen.spafford@uwa.edu.au...
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