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" Date: 13.12.2013 'Lime bank' deposits a good investment.. The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) now estimates that soil acidity costs up to $500 million annually in lost production across WA's grainbelt... Researchers including DAFWA's Chris Gazey estimate that 2.5 million tonnes per year of lime is needed for the next decade to recover soil pH to the targets of 5.5 in the surface and 4.8 in the subsurface layers and address ongoing soil acidification...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Growers have been busy in recent weeks applying lime to paddocks as part of ongoing efforts to overcome soil acidity and maximise their farm's potential... There is no doubt that lime can improve yields on acidic soils and is a preventative treatment to maintain soil pH at acceptable levels... "In the trials we assessed whether investment in fertiliser needs to be cut to achieve a profit from lime incorporation and, overall, the answer was no...
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Catalogue: Online Farm Trials
Grain yield losses of up to 40% can be caused by clethodim at particular rates and timings... █ Hyola 474CL █ Clethodim @ 0.25 L/ha applied at 4-leaf and 8-leaf growth stages (0.5 L/ha in total) 1.55.. Available water capacity computed for each of the specified depth increments..
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