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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Controlling pulse diseases in 2011 Jenny Davidson, Rohan Kimber, Michael Lines and Larn McMurray SARDI.. The strategy may also help to reduce early chocolate spot infection, but note that only 2 sprays of carbendazim per crop are permitted to reduce risk of fungicide resistance... Field mould on lentil grain (and other pulses) Quality of pulse grain was compromised during last harvest by a number of factors including weather staining, disease (ascochyta and botrytis) staining, unfilled grain, wrinkled seed coat and field moulds...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
"Growers can save themselves a lot of time and money spent on eradication and management by preventing diseases getting into crops in the first place," said Dr Ryley, from the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)... If diseases do get into the crop, knowledge about what diseases are around is the best information to be armed with, he said... For example, prevent contaminated soil or plant residues entering the property by: not letting contract headers and other machinery onto their property unless the equipment has been properly cleaned; monitoring visitors to properties - for example, ensuring visitors contact the owner or manager before visiting, not driving vehicles across the property but rather leaving them at the shed and using an on-farm vehicle; and knowing where planting seed has come from and ensuring only seed from a clean crop is used...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Protect your borders - keep fungus out.. "Growers can save themselves a lot of time and money spent on eradication and management by preventing diseases getting into crops in the first place," said Dr Ryley, from the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)... If diseases do get into the crop, knowledge about what diseases are around is the best information to be armed with, he said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
PB Seeds commercial manager Janine Sounness (left) encouraged growers to focus on growing one or two lentil varieties only... Grain grower Hamish Paton (right) grew a small amount of lentils in 2014 and planned to increase the area sown to the crop in 2015 after a successful first attempt growing them at his farm near Holbrook, NSW... With attractive prices on offer earlier this year for lentils, chickpeas and faba beans, Pulse Australia industry development manager for New South Wales Tim Weaver noted how growers had quickly responded by increasing pulse plantings...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
PB Seeds commercial manager Janine Sounness (left) encouraged growers to focus on growing one or two lentil varieties only... Grain grower Hamish Paton (right) grew a small amount of lentils in 2014 and planned to increase the area sown to the crop in 2015 after a successful first attempt growing them at his farm near Holbrook, NSW... With attractive prices on offer earlier this year for lentils, chickpeas and faba beans, Pulse Australia industry development manager for New South Wales Tim Weaver noted how growers had quickly responded by increasing pulse plantings...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
" A standard disease resistance rating system has been adopted for all crops in all states across Australia... Disease may be found but will be at such a level that no economic management is required, even in instances of high disease pressure... In the presence of inoculum and in seasons conducive to disease, the disease will be seen more readily when inspecting the crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Growers in the Esperance region who need to bait mice should use the full label rate to minimise the chance of costly re-infestations, and continue to monitor paddocks during the growing season... "Past local grower experience is that if baiting is not done correctly the first time, mouse numbers can quickly bounce back and it is more likely that costly and time-consuming follow up baiting measures are required," he said... The GRDC, on behalf of growers and the Australian Government, is continuing to invest in a range of mouse-related research, development and extension activities and supports the National Mouse Management Working Group (NMMWG) which was set up in 2011 to co-ordinate actions to counter mouse plagues...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Effective monitoring, baiting needed for mouse control.. Growers in the Esperance region who need to bait mice should use the full label rate to minimise the chance of costly re-infestations, and continue to monitor paddocks during the growing season... The GRDC, on behalf of growers and the Australian Government, is continuing to invest in a range of mouse-related research, development and extension activities and supports the National Mouse Management Working Group (NMMWG) which was set up in 2011 to co-ordinate actions to counter mouse plagues...
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