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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, 60-70 per cent of flour is used in traditional flat breads, 20-25 per cent of flour is used in western style breads and 5-10 per cent is used in cakes and biscuits... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
KEYMESSAGES Incorrect use of phosphine since the 1950s, has led to escalating resistance in stored grain insects which threatens the continued use of phosphine at the farm level... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil... When running a trial it is important to: 1...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The project has investigated the use of the Bureau of Meteorology's (BOM) dynamical seasonal forecast system, the Predictive Ocean-Atmosphere Model for Australia (POAMA) for providing multi-week forecasts, to fill the gap in prediction capability between weather and seasonal timescales... POAMA shows promising skill in forecasting multi-week rainfall and temperature over Australia, and scientists now have an improved understanding of large-scale climate drivers that affect multi-week forecast skill... The corresponding accuracy in the second fortnight of the forecast is 63%, 62% and 60%...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The forecast is providing a real hedge against climate change if the number of good years declines... The break-even time for using a POAMA forecast was calculated... The value of having a frost forecast for wheat in south-west WA was investigated at three locations with rainfall ranging from medium to high...
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