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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Soilborne diseases pose a significant risk to the Australian cereal industry and can cause unexpected yield responses in field trials... PreDicta B is a unique DNA based service developed to assist Australian grain producers assess levels of a broad range of soilborne plant pathogenic nematodes and fungi before committing a particular crop/variety to a specific paddock... Development and delivery of a training course for scientists working on low rainfall farming systems programs across the southern region to increase awareness of soilborne diseases, summarise visual scoring techniques and merits of DNA tests delivered by SARDI as research tools to assist in site selection and assessing treatment effects in field trials...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Soilborne diseases pose a significant risk to the Australian cereal industry and can cause unexpected yield responses in field trials... PreDicta B is a unique DNA based service developed to assist Australian grain producers assess levels of a broad range of soilborne plant pathogenic nematodes and fungi before committing a particular crop/variety to a specific paddock... Development and delivery of a training course for scientists working on low rainfall farming systems programs across the southern region to increase awareness of soilborne diseases, summarise visual scoring techniques and merits of DNA tests delivered by SARDI as research tools to assist in site selection and assessing treatment effects in field trials...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Well attended training courses are helping growers to understand the potential gains they can make by adopting precision agriculture (PA) technology, and are also highlighting barriers to its adoption... PA is the precise application of practices to improve farm productivity and profitability, and typically uses Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to define parts of a paddock for different treatments... For two years, the South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) has run PA training courses as part of a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) project that aims to impart industry people with basic technology skills that will foster ongoing adoption of PA...
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