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Western Australian growers are being encouraged to understand foliar fungal diseases of cereals and how to manage them... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a western region-specific version of the Cereal Fungicides Fact Sheet, aimed at assisting growers in managing cereal fungicide use... According to GRDC plant health technologies program manager Ken Young, fungicides are just one component of an effective management strategy and do not increase yield; they protect yield potential and cannot retrieve lost yield if applied after infection is established...
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Crop health tool addresses new seasonal challenges.. PestFax- a vital link in the fight to maintain Western Australia's current levels of crop health - has resumed its free weekly service, as the new season presents a fresh set of pest and disease challenges... PestFax is widely read and supported by grains industry leaders including agronomists, consultants, farmers, researchers, grain marketers and retailers, with issues delivered to subscribers each Friday via email and available at www.agric.wa.gov.au/pestfax "The service helps the grains industry keep up with seasonal challenges and advises on management options relating to recurring pest and disease threats," PestFax editor and DAFWA entomologist Peter Mangano said...
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Resource shines light on fungal disease management.. Western Australian growers are being encouraged to understand foliar fungal diseases of cereals and how to manage them... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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GRDC & NSW DPI set to reignite the BBQ at AgQuip.. Northern panel chair James Clark said the breakfast offered growers an opportunity to engage with researchers who are helping pioneer solutions to some of the region's most challenging disease, weed and agronomic management challenges... The GRDC will be onsite at I/24 for the duration of AgQuip and welcomes growers to drop in for coffee, to discuss any relevant issues or attain advice on the use of GRDC's range of GrowNotes, apps or other extension initiatives...
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GRDC & NSW DPI set to reignite the BBQ at AgQuip.. Northern panel chair James Clark said the breakfast offered growers an opportunity to engage with researchers who are helping pioneer solutions to some of the region's most challenging disease, weed and agronomic management challenges... The GRDC will be onsite at I/24 for the duration of AgQuip and welcomes growers to drop in for coffee, to discuss any relevant issues or attain advice on the use of GRDC's range of GrowNotes, apps or other extension initiatives...
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The Weed Seed Wizard was developed in WA and is being brought to Queensland and NSW with support from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Mr Congreve says Weed Seed Wizard can be fine-tuned to individual farms using local weather data, soil type and management options... "The Weed Seed Wizard can help advisers understand and predict the impact of weed management decisions on crop yield and weed seedbanks."..
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Heads up on crown rot tolerance.. New crown rot analysis funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has taken a closer look at tolerance ratings in current and future wheat cultivars with positive results... Mr Long says there is value in the current resistance system but also potential to adopt tolerance ratings that would be very useful to growers and advisers...
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Bust the rust in wheat this season.. While stem rust has the potential to inflict large-scale crop losses in the northern region if conditions are favourable, epidemics have largely been kept in check through the selection of varieties with adequate rust resistance... Headed up by Professor Robert Park, the ACRCP program has provided the industry with vision and leadership when it comes to assisting Australian cereal breeders incorporate genetic resistance to rust diseases into varieties to achieve effective long-term disease management...
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Bust the rust in wheat this season.. While stem rust has the potential to inflict large-scale crop losses in the northern region if conditions are favourable, epidemics have largely been kept in check through the selection of varieties with adequate rust resistance... Headed up by Professor Robert Park, the ACRCP program has provided the industry with vision and leadership when it comes to assisting Australian cereal breeders incorporate genetic resistance to rust diseases into varieties to achieve effective long-term disease management...
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