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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The adoption of no-till in WA is widespread with approximately 86% of growers using no-till for a proportion of their cropping (D' Emden and Llewellyn, 2004)... No-till crop production systems have major benefits for growers in Australia, such as timeliness of operations, moisture harvesting, erosion control and higher yields... Research in Western Australia shows oat cover crops can drive down the weed population but not as effectively as a pasture phase of sown or volunteer barley...
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