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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A match made in canola heaven.. In the first series we look at how growers and researchers teamed up to turn canola into one of the mainstays of today's cropping system... "Over a decade of experiments, our team demonstrated the rotational benefit of canola, and growers saw that while it could be expensive and tricky to grow, it was profitable if you took a two-year view," he says...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A match made in canola heaven.. "Over a decade of experiments, our team demonstrated the rotational benefit of canola, and growers saw that while it could be expensive and tricky to grow, it was profitable if you took a two-year view," he says... To help growers manage risk in canola in dry years, Dr Kirkegaard developed a simple yield calculator based on rainfall to determine a particular crop's yield potential so inputs were not wasted...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The latest weapon in the war against weeds is being put to the test in south-east Australia this year to demonstrate its value as a tactic to drive down the weed seedbank and fine-tune its development... Associate Professor Michael Walsh, from the University of Western Australia, went on the road late last year with Quairading, WA, grain grower and agronomist Kent Stone and University of Melbourne researcher Charlotte Aves as part of a 16-day journey to test the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) prototype at 14 trial sites... IMAGE CAPTION: Grain grower and agronomist Kent Stone of Quairading, WA, joined Associate Professor Michael Walsh and University of Melbourne researcher Charlotte Aves on a 16-day road trip to test the Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) prototype's performance across south-eastern Australia...
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