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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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" Agribusiness Crop Updates 2010 Herbicide control of slender iceplant Lorinda Hunt, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Three Springs, Andrew Blake, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Geraldton Research conducted by L Hunt... In the short stubble-no chaff plots (where stubble biomass was lowest), water rate did not have a large impact on annual ryegrass control, although Sakura was more effective at the high water rate... In the short stubble-chaff plots, all herbicides were more effective at the high water rate...
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Sowing method (knife points or discs) did not affect performance of pre-seeding herbicides... Project No.: DAW 0134 Paper reviewed by: John Holmes Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 241.. Overall, the correlation coefficient between the observed ED 99dosages and the dosages predicted using Model A was 0.60 with p < 0.06...
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In 2011, stubble biomass at each trial site was assessed by collecting stubble from one quadrat (50 cm by 50 cm) in each stubble type in each replication (prior to seeding)... Annual ryegrass was assessed from two quadrats (50 cm by 50 cm) per plot at Wongan Hills and six quadrats at Cunderdin... Use of the spreaders at harvest ensured that altering stubble height did not significantly impact stubble biomass...
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P4/S9 and P2/S4 were the two most profitable sequences and, overall, the 'maximum profit - P4' philosophy had the highest mean gross margin... It is logical that those growers that have chosen to have no livestock will have no interest in trialling grazing crops... Overall, the data has indicated that for the biserrula inoculant all of the carrier's have difficulties in carrying enough live rhizobia numbers to adequately nodulate the legume hosts after 3-4 months of dry, hot soil...
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