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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, 60-70 per cent of flour is used in traditional flat breads, 20-25 per cent of flour is used in western style breads and 5-10 per cent is used in cakes and biscuits... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
KEYMESSAGES Incorrect use of phosphine since the 1950s, has led to escalating resistance in stored grain insects which threatens the continued use of phosphine at the farm level... In summary, canola varieties sown 2-3 weeks earlier than normal (early to mid April) can be grazed in winter prior to bud elongation (usually providing 600-800 dse grazing days/ha) and recover with no impact on yield or oil... When running a trial it is important to: 1...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Mention of a trade name or company in this publication does not imply endorsement of any product or company by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia... Overall, the DAFWA indices suggest that a more optimistic approach to decision-making is recommended in 2006 and confidence in this assessment would be enhanced if a La Ni a develops... The needs analysis has enabled an assessment of the distribution of farmers along the pathway from initial awareness through to final adoption of CRM information and tools being offered by various organisations...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Soil temperatures have a greater impact on yield than ambient temperatures... Inter-row side dress nitrogen in cereals reduces dependency on rainfall after application... Steve Larocque Box 1696, Three Hills, AB, T0M 2A0 1-403-321-0181 steve@beyondagronomy.com < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Accelerating adoption of innovative agronomy..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
KEYMESSAGES Lucerne is capable of using large amounts of saline groundwater but its rate of dry matter production decreases as groundwater salinity increases... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 131.. Overall, autumn cleaning date proved to be very robust as serradella emerged over a very wide time period (April to August) at both sites...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The aim of the research was to identify herbicide sensitivities of a new lupin variety Gunyidi with the view to reducing its yield losses due to herbicide damage... The average rainfall from May to October at Eradu over the last 8 years (2004-2011) was 289 mm... The Department of Agriculture and Food WA, does not endorse the use of herbicides above the registered rate or off-label use of herbicides or off-label tank mixes...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Map 1 and 2 showing rainfall deficiencies and minimum temperature deciles across Australia.. Dr Hayman says that although graingrowers who have been able to sow were concerned about the dry and cold winter, the real concern was rainfall and night temperatures over the coming spring, as the flowering time for wheat was the most sensitive phase for moisture stress and frost damage... The national June mean temperature was the equal fourth lowest in the post-1950 record...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Consultant's Corner: Break crop research digs beneath the surface - The commercial view.. Caption: Canola plants showing symptoms of manganese toxicity where the subsurface pH is below 4.8... Caption: Assessing and comparing the subsurface pH of healthy and unhealthy canola plants...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Australia could face dry conditions later this year with evolving climate patterns across the equatorial Pacific consistent with the early stages of a developing El Ni o... Computer forecasts over the past few months have also increasingly pointed to an El Ni o event as a distinct possibility for 2009... Other grains industry projects include: adapting a range of wheat types to elevated atmospheric CO 2 concentration - this $6.77 million University of Melbourne, Victorian Department of Primary Industries and GRDC-led project will test plant varieties in the field using state-of-the-art technology; cropping management adaptation - this $4.58 million CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship will help Australia's cropping systems adapt to climate change by evaluating the risk to production and industry's adaptive capacity..
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Accepting the science of climate change does not mean discounting the importance of climate variability.. When discussing climate risk, it is important to understand how climate variability and climate change interact.. In many cases when growers question climate change, they are questioning a view of climate change that seems to deny the year-to-year and decade-to-decade variability...
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