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Western Australian research has shown that canola is most vulnerable to heat damage at flowering and early pod fill stages, and that high temperatures can halve the yield potential of some varieties... Unseasonably hot weather has reduced the yield potential of many WA canola crops in recent seasons, and some cropping areas this year experienced record temperatures exceeding 34 C in early September... Dr Chen says the information could be used by growers to help them adjust sowing times and select varieties to minimise the risk of yield losses...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Western Australian research has shown that canola is most vulnerable to heat damage at flowering and early pod fill stages, and that high temperatures can halve the yield potential of some varieties... Unseasonably hot weather has reduced the yield potential of many WA canola crops in recent seasons, and some cropping areas this year experienced record temperatures exceeding 34 C in early September... Dr Chen says the information could be used by growers to help them adjust sowing times and select varieties to minimise the risk of yield losses...
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Dr Zhong-Hua Chen examining wheat under drought stressint a glasshouse at the University of Western Sydney - part of a collaborative research project with the Australian Centre of Plant Functional Genomics in Adelaide... Dr Chen says the prize money will further his research developing salt-tolerant malting barley in the laboratory, in the glasshouse and then in the field... While his ultimate career goal is to breed varieties that can survive in high-saline, marginal environments, this research is designed to benefit growers in both current and future growing conditions if a drier climate leads to increased concentration of sodium chloride in the soil...
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