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A project is underway in southern NSW to help growers put broadleaf species into crop rotations to improve grain production and profitability... NSW DPI research scientist Dr Guangdi Li, based at Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, says each of the grower groups is responsible for coordinating large-scale studies to compare crop performance with and without broadleaf species, while researchers concentrate on the benefits of break crops on nitrogen nutrition, disease break and weeds aspects... Dr Li says the project aims to identify whether profitable broadleaf cropping rotations are available as alternatives to continuous cereal cropping, and to provide guidelines for grain growers and their advisers on when and where to include what break crops to achieve the best outcome...
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Image of a soil pit showing lime injection.. Soil pit showing where lime (stained purple) has been injected into the soil... The trial was established in 2001 at South Bodallin in the eastern WA wheatbelt when limesand was injected to a depth of 25 to 30cm, using air to blow the lime down behind a set of deep-ripping tynes...
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