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Now is the time to implement frost strategies.. Grain growers can best minimise crop losses from spring frosts by planning and implementing strategies prior to or at seeding time... "High stubble loads (greater than 2.5 tonnes per hectare) appear to increase frost damage by reducing the amount of heat radiated from the soil at night, leading to lower canopy temperatures and greater frost severity, duration and damage," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"High stubble loads (greater than 2.5 tonnes per hectare) appear to increase frost damage by reducing the amount of heat radiated from the soil at night, leading to lower canopy temperatures and greater frost severity, duration and damage," he said... Mr Knell said growers needed to ensure that all wheat crops in frost prone areas did not flower at the same time... Mr Knell said growers could also consider longer-term measures including claying and cultivation, although cultivation was not scientifically proven to reduce frost damage and claying was expensive...
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