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At one or more sites this variety had lower resistance than previously reported... Do not sow into canola stubble from the previous year... Growers may sometimes experience signi cant variability from the averages shown by these ratings...
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New canola packages delivered to growers.. Research is delivering agronomic packages to Western Australian growers so they can optimise the performance of canola - a valuable break crop... In 2015, experiments were expanded to include: agronomic considerations of growing F2 hybrids in low-rainfall areas the impact of wider (50-centimetre) row spacing precision seeding aphid management tolerance of canola varieties to residual cereal herbicides and in-crop herbicides very late nitrogen timing in high-rainfall areas aluminium tolerance of canola varieties time of sowing in the Geraldton Port Zone suitability of varieties to direct and delayed harvesting canola phenology..
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New canola packages delivered to growers.. Research is delivering agronomic packages to Western Australian growers so they can optimise the performance of canola - a valuable break crop... In 2015, experiments were expanded to include: agronomic considerations of growing F2 hybrids in low-rainfall areas the impact of wider (50-centimetre) row spacing precision seeding aphid management tolerance of canola varieties to residual cereal herbicides and in-crop herbicides very late nitrogen timing in high-rainfall areas aluminium tolerance of canola varieties time of sowing in the Geraldton Port Zone suitability of varieties to direct and delayed harvesting canola phenology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The Services to be completed by the Western Region Research Update Coordinator are to: Deliver a program advisers, consultants and agribusiness through an annual Agribusiness Crop updates (showcasing GRDC/DAFWA and partner R, D and E outputs)... Western Australian growers are urged to find out how cutting-edge research presented at the recent Agribusiness Crop Updates can help them on-farm... Issues facing Western Australian grain growers will shape the agenda of the 2012 Agribusiness Crop Updates, for which topics and speakers are now being sought...
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" Increasing water use efficiency and decreasing input costs for sustainable and profitable farms in a changing climate.. Growers in the Liebe region (Coorow, Dalwallinu, Perenjori and Wongan-Ballidu shires) have been seriously affected by recent droughts and as a result are looking at strategies to enable them to better adapt to a changing climate and seasonal variability... are looking to reduce input costs and adopt flexible farming systems that will allow them to retain their sustainability and profitability when faced with a changing climate...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
Canola is often windrowed to ensure all pods are mature at harvest... In summary, windrowing too early can result in lower yields and oil contents and too late will lead to shattering losses... Canola is sold into a deregulated domestic market and the responsibility of finding an acceptable price and arranging a buyer rests with the grower...
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Canola is often windrowed to ensure all pods are mature at harvest... In summary, windrowing too early can result in lower yields and oil contents and too late will lead to shattering losses... Canola is sold into a deregulated domestic market and the responsibility of finding an acceptable price and arranging a buyer rests with the grower...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Finally to the numerous farmers, business people and researchers I met around the world that were also very generous with their time and knowledge, thank you... It is widely regarded that cactus is high yielding, highly palatable and a readily available source of carbohydrates but lacks crude protein and crude fibre to get the best performance out of cactus it needs to be supplemented with a cheap source of fibre and protein (Nefzaoui, Salem, Salem, 2000, p512 - 516)... Develop a farming operation where a normal budget would rely on less than 50% of traditional farming system to generate the income reducing exposure to financial risk in droughts...
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" GCTV Extension Files: Wheat Varieties 2014 - WA 02 April 2014 Western Australian cereal specialist Christine Zaicou-Kunesch comments on wheat varieties being sown this season in the west... Additional info at http://www.nvtonline.com.au 0.47: GCTV Extension Files: Wheat Varieties 2014 - WA 5.419: Presenter: Christine Zaicou-Kunesch: DAFWA Geraldton 8.92: Mace dominated planting last year and we do not expect that to change in 2014... 14.769: a leaf rust pathotype was discovered in WA last year which may have an impact on 19.21: the resistance ratings of Mace to leaf rust...
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The GRDC-Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) 'Canola Variety Guide for WA 2015' summarises the most up-to-date agronomic and commercial information for new and existing varieties... The 'Canola Variety Guide for WA 2015' , compiled by DAFWA development officer Jackie Bucat, compares the performance of these systems in each region to TT with RR and imidazoline tolerant (IT - or Clearfield ) lines - and includes some older varieties for benchmarking... OP and hybrid varieties, overall, performed similarly in the low rainfall area but the hybrids outperformed OP lines in the high rainfall area consistently...
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