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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Although not often immediately thought of when 'crop pest' is mentioned, vertebrate animals (birds, mice, pigs, rabbits, wild dogs and kangaroos) can be a major problem in certain field cropping situations, with the potential to cause major damage to crops or property... Whether an animal becomes a pest can also be influenced by environmental conditions, for example drought can force animals into cropping areas or excellent seasonal conditions can promote breeding cycles... Native animals can become pests of crops or pose a threat to humans...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Although not often immediately thought of when 'crop pest' is mentioned, vertebrate animals (birds, mice, pigs, rabbits, wild dogs and kangaroos) can be a major problem in certain field cropping situations, with the potential to cause major damage to crops or property... Whether an animal becomes a pest can also be influenced by environmental conditions, for example drought can force animals into cropping areas or excellent seasonal conditions can promote breeding cycles... Native animals can become pests of crops or pose a threat to humans...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Although not often immediately thought of when 'crop pest' is mentioned, vertebrate animals (birds, mice, pigs, rabbits, wild dogs and kangaroos) can be a major problem in certain field cropping situations, with the potential to cause major damage to crops or property... Whether an animal becomes a pest can also be influenced by environmental conditions, for example drought can force animals into cropping areas or excellent seasonal conditions can promote breeding cycles... Native animals can become pests of crops or pose a threat to humans...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Department entomologists play a key role across Queensland in providing technical information, pest risk alerts, and practical management information about a range of insect pests that have the potential to significantly reduce productivity and profits for the industry... Now in its third year and after 40 postings, the Beat Sheet Blog remains a significant information source for northern region grains and cotton industries... Since its inception, the blog has had almost 4000 visitors of which around 60% are returning visitors...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Department entomologists play a key role across Queensland in providing technical information, pest risk alerts, and practical management information about a range of insect pests that have the potential to significantly reduce productivity and profits for the industry... Now in its third year and after 40 postings, the Beat Sheet Blog remains a significant information source for northern region grains and cotton industries... Since its inception, the blog has had almost 4000 visitors of which around 60% are returning visitors...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Department entomologists play a key role across Queensland in providing technical information, pest risk alerts, and practical management information about a range of insect pests that have the potential to significantly reduce productivity and profits for the industry... Now in its third year and after 40 postings, the Beat Sheet Blog remains a significant information source for northern region grains and cotton industries... Since its inception, the blog has had almost 4000 visitors of which around 60% are returning visitors...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) on behalf of growers and the Australian Government, the research project involves a survey of farmers and advisers to identify the major insect pests of grain crops and to better understand the tools and strategies used to manage these pests... PestFacts SA and Western Victoria co-ordinator Kym Perry (SARDI Entomology) said the results of the survey would help researchers and the broader industry to understand what Australian growers do to manage insect pests in their grain crops, and their attitudes towards pest management... Growers and advisers seeking more information about the survey can email helen.spafford@uwa.edu.au or laura.fagan@uwa.edu.au...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Canola production information in New South Wales and Queensland reached a new milestone today with the release of the first northern-specific agronomic information to help growers bolster crop yields and returns... The launch of the Canola GrowNote reflects the rapidly escalating popularity of canola within northern cropping rotations as growers strive to maximise farm gross margins and implement effective disease, weed, pest and soil management strategies... The release of the Canola GrowNote follows the successful release of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, barley, durum, chickpea, maize and peanuts modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Canola production information in New South Wales and Queensland reached a new milestone today with the release of the first northern-specific agronomic information to help growers bolster crop yields and returns... The launch of the Canola GrowNote reflects the rapidly escalating popularity of canola within northern cropping rotations as growers strive to maximise farm gross margins and implement effective disease, weed, pest and soil management strategies... The release of the Canola GrowNote follows the successful release of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, barley, durum, chickpea, maize and peanuts modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Invertebrate pests cause major losses to the Australian grains industry... GRDC invests many resources to combat such pests, through plant breeding, biotechnology, and management options... CSIRO is committed to maintaining and developing the collections, but with government policy requiring beneficiaries to contribute to costs, support from GRDC to ensure the future availability of this important resource is recommended...
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