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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Evaluation of the environmental and economic impact of Roundup Ready canola in the Western Australian crop production system James Fisher and D sir e Futures, York, Western Australia, james@desireefutures.net.au Peter Tozer, PRT Consulting, Armidale NSW, prt_consulting@live.com.au.. Overall, the analysis suggests that Roundup Ready canola could be as profitable or more profitable than triazine tolerant canola with a reduced environmental impact and slightly reduced fuel use... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 176..
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Whilst there is anecdotal evidence to suggest that dry seeding has been widely adopted in Western Australia, especially in the lower rainfall agronomic zones, the extent and management of dry seeding are not well documented, particularly for wheat crops... The aims of the paper are to determine the extent of dry seeding across the agro-ecological zones of the Western Australian Wheatbelt, to uncover the trends of adoption by soil types, rainfall and crop species and to define the management practices and gaps in knowledge around the risks of dry seeding crops in Western Australia... In the paper results for dry sowing adoption and farmers perception of risk are presented...
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