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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Herbicides are not the answer to herbicide resistance... Sixteen of the growers practiced HWSC in the form of narrow windrow burning in only 12% of years (i.e. Herbicides only group)... In the eighth year of using this practice these growers had zero ryegrass in their focus paddocks and have averaged less than 1.5 ryegrass plants /m 2 ever since...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Weeds are a problem in crops because they compete for resources... On 22 October eight ryegrass seed heads per plot were measured for seed head length... The stiletto boots used in this research creates paired rows, 75mm apart, effectively reducing the row spacing by 75mm...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Compete with weeds give your crop heaven and your weeds hell.. Paired row sowing achieved using the Stiletto boot in this trial, has the potential to improve grain yield and competition with weeds... The stiletto boots used in this research creates paired rows, 75mm apart, effectively reducing the row spacing by 75mm...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Peter Newman from AHRI says that very high weed seed banks can be eroded to low, near-zero levels by committing to a five-component stacked approach... By combining five essential measures and repeating the exercise year after year, growers can run down seed banks even when experiencing high levels of herbicide resistance on their farms... "The five components of a successful strategy are a double knock of herbicides; mixing and rotating chemicals; competitive crops; stopping seed set; and harvest weed seed control," Mr Newman said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Peter Newman from AHRI says that very high weed seed banks can be eroded to low, near-zero levels by committing to a five-component stacked approach... By combining five essential measures and repeating the exercise year after year, growers can run down seed banks even when experiencing high levels of herbicide resistance on their farms... "The five components of a successful strategy are a double knock of herbicides; mixing and rotating chemicals; competitive crops; stopping seed set; and harvest weed seed control," Mr Newman said...
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