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Weeds compete against crops for valuable moisture, light and nutrients, but growers can take steps in coming weeks to help their wheat crops fight back and stop the weeds winning... Mr Newman said the seed size of wheat varieties varied considerably and growers should take this into account when calculating seeding rates and plant density... "In the eighth year of using this practice, these growers had no ryegrass in their focus paddocks and have averaged fewer than 1.5 ryegrass plants per square metre ever since," Mr Newman said...
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Controlling weed seeds at harvest is emerging as the key to managing the rising herbicide resistance levels putting Australia's no till farming system at risk... Peter Newman, Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) communications leader told the recent Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Update at Narromine, NSW that herbicides are not the answer to herbicide resistance... "Removing weed seeds at harvest is currently our greatest non-herbicide weed control tool in Australian grain cropping," Mr Newman said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
PLENARY Building soil carbon for productivity and implications for carbon accounting ................................... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation i.. Agribusiness Crop Updates 2009..
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