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Crown rot is likely to rear its head once again this year growers can minimise its impact on yield potential by undertaking a paddock disease assessment prior to planting, selecting appropriate varieties and knowing seed purity... Crown rot is caused by the fungus Fusarium pseudograminearum and is one of the most serious disease threats to winter cereal crops in Australia... The DNA-based soil testing service PreDicta B is a reliable medium for identifying the level of risk for crown rot and other soil-borne pathogens prior to sowing but it is important to remember that using the correct sampling technique is critical to its accuracy...
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Plan ahead to keep crown rot at bay.. Crown rot is likely to rear its head once again this year growers can minimise its impact on yield potential by undertaking a paddock disease assessment prior to planting, selecting appropriate varieties and knowing seed purity... Crown rot is caused by the fungus Fusarium pseudograminearum and is one of the most serious disease threats to winter cereal crops in Australia...
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Chickpea grain defects can cost a grower $50 to $80 per tonne, and knowing which varieties are susceptible to these defects, and what environmental conditions encourage these defects, is key knowledge to combat them... GRDC and the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) launched research to mitigate the impact of chickpea grain defects and diseases in the north... Dr Jennifer Wood and Dr Kevin Moore from NSW DPI are mapping the incidence of defects and disease against weather data across Australia, to determine underlying causes and genetic susceptibility...
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Chickpea grain defects can cost a grower $50 to $80 per tonne, and knowing which varieties are susceptible to these defects, and what environmental conditions encourage these defects, is key knowledge to combat them... GRDC and the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) launched research to mitigate the impact of chickpea grain defects and diseases in the north... Dr Jennifer Wood and Dr Kevin Moore from NSW DPI are mapping the incidence of defects and disease against weather data across Australia, to determine underlying causes and genetic susceptibility...
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Select the best when saving seed for next years crops.. "Avoiding deficiencies early can help plants fight off the ravages of rhizoctonia and I think that's a real benefit of getting seed that's rich in Mn and Zn," he said. ".. "Another solution is to boost the nutrient levels of seeds in home-grown crops with a very late application of trace elements to the crop, in particular manganese (Mn) and zinc (Zn)."..
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In 2014, Gerard was engaged to grow seed crops for the new wheat varieties Sunmate and Mitch , bred by Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) for subsequent marketing by seed companies PGG Wrightson and AusWest Seeds... Gerard produces seed under contract on his property 'Lila Park' at Condobolin, New South Wales, and has been a supplier of many new cereals as well as hybrid canola, sorghum and faba beans (the PBA Warda variety in recent years)... Gerard says that as a rule he sows pure seed crops after a pasture phase, for example lucerne, where there is no risk of contamination from a previous crop...
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Chickpea grain defects can cost a grower $50 to $80 per tonne, and knowing which varieties are susceptible to these defects, and what environmental conditions encourage these defects, is key knowledge to combat them... GRDC and the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) launched research to mitigate the impact of chickpea grain defects and diseases in the north... Dr Jennifer Wood and Dr Kevin Moore from NSW DPI are mapping the incidence of defects and disease against weather data across Australia, to determine underlying causes and genetic susceptibility...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Chickpea grain defects can cost a grower $50 to $80 per tonne, and knowing which varieties are susceptible to these defects, and what environmental conditions encourage these defects, is key knowledge to combat them... GRDC and the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) launched research to mitigate the impact of chickpea grain defects and diseases in the north... Dr Jennifer Wood and Dr Kevin Moore from NSW DPI are mapping the incidence of defects and disease against weather data across Australia, to determine underlying causes and genetic susceptibility...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
In 2014, Gerard was engaged to grow seed crops for the new wheat varieties Sunmate and Mitch , bred by Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) for subsequent marketing by seed companies PGG Wrightson and AusWest Seeds... Gerard produces seed under contract on his property 'Lila Park' at Condobolin, New South Wales, and has been a supplier of many new cereals as well as hybrid canola, sorghum and faba beans (the PBA Warda variety in recent years)... Gerard says that as a rule he sows pure seed crops after a pasture phase, for example lucerne, where there is no risk of contamination from a previous crop...
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