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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The main IWM tool not widely adopted is crop competition, the major reason being that growers are locked into wide row spacing with their current seeding machinery... As most growers have experienced and accepted the problem, I believe we will be in a better position to implement effective management of resistant weeds in the future... There is renewed interest in chaff carts with 30% of growers surveyed likely to adopt this practice in the next five years...
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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... In the lupin/wheat rotation, where simazine or atrazine are used in lupins, it follows that no diuron, bromoxynil or terbutryn is to be used in the cereal... Burning entire crop stubbles results in a high risk of wind erosion and is not recommended for most paddocks in Western Australia...
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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 Department of Agriculture.. Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation i.. Overall, Roundup was more effective than Gramoxone in killing wild radish, irrespective of herbicide rate...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Dr Preston says while herbicide resistance is widespread across Australia, a three-year trial by the University of Adelaide at Roseworthy, in SA's mid-north, found strategic use of oaten hay was the best tool for rapidly reducing the seedbank of annual ryegrass... Cutting oaten hay in the first year reduced the seedbank of ryegrass by 86 per cent, from 4819 seeds per square metre to 692 seeds/m 2 in one year... Dr Preston says growers need to be cautious in chemical use because resistance to Select is on the increase in SA, which is a major concern given the herbicide's importance for providing effective control of ryegrass in pulse and canola break crops...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Consistent seed control needed to combat ryegrass.. Dr Preston says while herbicide resistance is widespread across Australia, a three-year trial by the University of Adelaide at Roseworthy, in SA's mid-north, found strategic use of oaten hay was the best tool for rapidly reducing the seedbank of annual ryegrass... Dr Preston says growers need to be cautious in chemical use because resistance to Select is on the increase in SA, which is a major concern given the herbicide's importance for providing effective control of ryegrass in pulse and canola break crops...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
An eight-year weed management study being carried out at Northbourne, Western Australia, now in its seventhyear,provides clear evidencethat a significant reduction in in-crop ryegrassnumbers canbe achievedby taking time to run down &e seedbank... The reward for the investment is an extended period of time in crop with the addedbenefit that grass-selectiveherbicides need no longer be used - unless they are required for other grass weeds such as wild oats... Where 2*3 years of seed set control were carried out, it exhausted the seedbank to such an extent that a sustained period of cropping resulted wi*r low ryegrass numbers kept in check by competitivewheatcrops...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
An additional objective was to survey the opinions of farmers and advisers on the feasibility of complete seed set control over time to deplete the seed bank... There were a range of responses from farmers and advisers towards the proposition that 100% seed set control of wild radish to deplete the seed bank could or should be used... emma.henne@hotmail.com < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Managing wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) in grain crops - preventing seed set to deplete the seed bank..
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