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Getting mouldboard ploughing right, the advantage of an expensive herbicide strategy and how not to narrow windrow burn are just some of the initial learnings from a long-term trial in southern Victoria's high rainfall zone... Five years ago, Dr Preston surveyed paddocks in southern Victoria and found some worrying results... "We discovered that 60 per cent of paddocks between Geelong and Hamilton had ryegrass resistant to both group A and group B herbicides," Dr Preston said...
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With brief overview notes summarising key aspects of weed management, links to valuable resources on weed-related topics and self-assessment questions and an swers, the free-of-charge IWM Hub is a fast way for growers and advisers to evaluate what they do and don't know and be directed to key resources to learn more... GRDC Manager Delivery Platforms, Tom McCue, says the IWM Hub web pages provide a "one-stop shop" for detailed reference documents to enable growers and advisers to implement and communicate cost-effective weed management programs in the face of increasing weed resistance to herbicides... It is important that the grains industry has access to up-to-date information on IWM so growers can continue to grow crops in a viable and sustainable way well into the future...
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Wild radish is one of the most widespread broadleaf weeds in Australian grain cropping and has developed resistance to many herbicide modes of action... GRDC-supported research has shown that while IWM principles may seem to be expensive and more complex than chemical control alone, using a range of control measures will pay for itself - both financially and in giving growers more control options for the future... For example, we showed that a three-year pasture phase can provide excellent control of the weed seed bank, and will still pay off over 10 years for a severe infestation," Dr Monjardino said...
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Wild radish is one of the most widespread broadleaf weeds in Australian grain cropping and has developed resistance to many herbicide modes of action... GRDC-supported research has shown that while IWM principles may seem to be expensive and more complex than chemical control alone, using a range of control measures will pay for itself - both financially and in giving growers more control options for the future... For example, we showed that a three-year pasture phase can provide excellent control of the weed seed bank, and will still pay off over 10 years for a severe infestation," Dr Monjardino said...
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