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South Australian grower Geoff Bond says biosecurity measures implemented to control branched broomrape weed have provided wider benefits on his family's property at Mannum... PHOTO: Judi Bellati South Australian grower Geoff Bond, from Mannum, says biosecurity measures introduced since 1999 as part of the state's quarantine zone for the noxious weed branched broomrape have provided a range of on-farm benefits... In July 2012, a two-year program started the transition to a management program that aims to contain branched broomrape, but removes some of the quarantine restrictions previously in place...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The manual offers an overview of FTR and its biology as well as practical advice on all aspects of FTR management including control tactics, post-emergent and residual herbicide options, the use of crop rotations, advice on chemical groups to include in a management program and implementation of an effective integrated control strategy... The manual's recommendations are based on the latest FTR research findings on herbicide efficacy, effects of strategic tillage on seed placement in the soil profile, seed bank viability at differing burial depths, effect of different implements on FTR emergence and the impact of crop rotation in FTR management... A copy of the Integrated Weed Management of FTR manual can be downloaded at www.grdc.com.au/IWM-FTR-2014 ...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Weed battle moves up a gear with new manual.. The manual offers an overview of FTR and its biology as well as practical advice on all aspects of FTR management including control tactics, post-emergent and residual herbicide options, the use of crop rotations, advice on chemical groups to include in a management program and implementation of an effective integrated control strategy... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Growers do not have access to varieties with resistance to the key exotic pests and disease... The project will proceed in two phases... The project is about optimizing pesticide sprayapplications by: identifying spray technologies and spray settings with low risk of spraydrift, applying pesticides in accordance with latest knowledge about pest behaviour in response to pesticides andtherefore minimizes the risk of target pests developing resistance, and by using pesticides with documented efficacyagainst target pests...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers and advisors have a new ally in the battle against Feathertop Rhodes grass (FTR) - the Integrated Weed Management of FTR manual... The recently released manual offers an overview of FTR and its biology as well as practical advice on all aspects of FTR management including control tactics, post-emergent and residual herbicide options, the use of crop rotations, advice on chemical groups to include in a management program and implementation of an effective integrated control strategy... Mr Aisthorpe said the effective long term control of FTR could only be achieved by using a combination of practices such as planned use of residual and knockdown herbicides, crop rotation, spot spraying/WeedSeeker /chip hoe and strategic tillage...
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