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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) originated in the Near East and has been grown for centuries in China, India and North Africa... Preparations made from the florets are thought to benefit the circulatory system, whilst yellow and red dyes extracted from the florets were once used to colour food and clothing... GRDC Raising The Bar With Better Safflower Agronomy < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Raising the Bar With Better Safflower Agronomy..
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A new GRDC-supported research project will investigate novel agronomy and soil water management practices with the aim of increasing profitability and reducing risk in WA's low rainfall zone... Achieving a step change in profitability and reducing risk in low rainfall grain growing areas are the aims of a five-year research project set to commence in Western Australia... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), in partnership with CSIRO, is funding the $6 million project which will investigate novel agronomy and soil water management practices...
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Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) will host its inaugural pulse conference in Adelaide (South Australia) in October... The conference, themed "Expanding Horizons", will build on existing collaboration across five temperate pulse crops, while providing an opportunity for the pulse industry - from growers to agronomists, marketers and researchers - to seek innovative solutions to developing better varieties for Australian growers... Caption: Expanding Australian pulse production to more than 15 per cent of the nation's total cropping area will be the thrust of a first-of-its-kind pulse industry conference later this year...
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Weed control on non-crop areas outside the paddock and on the perimeter of crops can sometimes be overlooked... Weeds often invade from the perimeters of paddocks, so an important integrated weed management (IWM) tactic is to keep fencelines and paddock boundaries free of invading species... "Long term sustainable weed management requires an IWM strategy using a range of different tools, not just to manage the weeds that you can see but to prevent them getting into the paddock in the first place...
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This is the first time GRDC has invested in Farm Business Updates in the Western Region and this has been done in response to the priority RD&E issue 'growers understand profitability constraints' that was identified by the Kwinana East Regional Cropping Solutions Network... Business management skills and knowledge is critical to running successful farm business... The decision making required is becoming increasingly complex as farm businesses strive to meet the key challenges of varying costs, prices and climatic conditions...
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To support growers and their advisers in identifying aphid species, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has updated its popular Crop Aphids Back Pocket Guide... Identification of crop aphids is very important when making control decisions and the Back Pocket Guide is designed to assist growers and agronomists in their efforts to correctly identify species observed in crops, this year and beyond... Many aphid species also transmit viruses through their sap-sucking mouthparts, leading to the largest impacts on crop yields...
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GRDC helps secure industry's future with scholarships.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Nuffield Australia have again banded together to offer grain growers a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to further their professional knowledge and expertise... The scholarship application form can be viewed on the Nuffield Australia website by following this link ...
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Stopping weed growth in the fallow can lead to yield increases in the following crop via several pathways... Reduced levels of diseases vectored by aphids that build in numbers on summer weeds, and.. While many factors in uence how much plant available water is stored in a fallow period, good weed management consistently has the greatest impact...
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The publication has been prepared to provide an introduction to Australian wheat quality... We are particularly keen that the publication is of value to growers as it will help to explain the quality factors inherent in the genetic composition of a variety, and those that are influenced by the environment... While farm-gate return in dollars per hectare will always be a grower's key focus, choosing the variety that suits local growing conditions and is attractive to a range of buyers should help achieve maximum financial return...
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The back pocket guide is designed to help you identify the three wheat rust diseases by their different symptoms... Simply hold a suspect leaf next to the photos to identify which rust... Wheat Rust: The Back Pocket Guide < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Wheat Rust: The Back Pocket Guide..
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