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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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Fiona Hobley (pictured with a Tiny Tag temperature logger) has tested the effects of different stubble loads on frost damage south of Nyabing, Western Australia... Paul Breust, research and extension coordinator with New South Wales grower organisation FarmLink Research, says there was an interesting development from the 2013 frosts that damaged crops in the Riverina region of southern NSW... Dr Biddulph says 2012 trials near Wickepin and York in WA showed stubble burning reduced the severity and duration of frosts...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" 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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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Research shows that nutrients released from stubble, including phosphorus, need to be factored in when planning fertiliser requirements.. The type, size, placement and overall stubble load, as well as rainfall and soil moisture, can all influence the timing and amount of phosphorus released from stubbles to soil... A recent glasshouse experiment conducted by Sarah examined how the size and placement of stubble affected the amount of stubble phosphorus returned to the soil, and how much of this phosphorus was subsequently used by wheat plants...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
A number of data sets used in this document on water and nitrogen effects of summer fallow weed management have been developed as a part of the GRDC supported Water Use Ef ciency initiative... In the right soil, deep stored soil water can have a water use ef ciency of up to 60 kg of grain/mm of stored water... Early weed control was vital to store and keep valuable subsoil moisture...
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