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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The combined effects of changes in pest management needs, e.g., through resistance, regulatory activity, market access and registrant indifference with respect to generic pesticides, is placing increasing pressure on grains, pulse and oilseed industries to pursue gaining access to needed alternative pest and weed management options... A potentially serious outcome of the lack of pest management options can be the use of unapproved pesticides or inappropriate choices for pest control... The labels on haloxyfop products used for post-emergent grass control in canola crops are to be amended to overcome concerns that the 'Directions for Use' have the potential to be misinterpreted...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
There is a strong case for single desk purchasing and marketing, as evidenced by experience in marketing malting and feed barley, and oilseeds (whole-of-industry) production... To meet the proposed renewable fuel market, some of the new demand will have to be supplied from current income-producing grain or sugar (ethanol) product... Australia will become a world leader in grain product differentiation...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The combined effects of changes in pest management needs, e.g., through resistance, regulatory activity, market access and registrant indifference with respect to generic pesticides, is placing increasing pressure on grains, pulse and oilseed industries to pursue gaining access to needed alternative pest and weed management options... While APVMA minor use permits are potentially available for non-major industries, as a means of gaining access to pest management options, permits are not generally an option for major broadacre agricultural industries... The option of gaining label extensions via Category 25 applications has been explored and appears to provide an alternate avenue for gaining regulatory approvals for major industries...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Following a very positive outcome of the review undertaken by GRDC in 2005, GRDC elected to support the activities of the Group for a further two years... The enabled WQOG to provide market-focused quality objectives for Australian wheat breeders, recommendations to GRDC on priorities for quality research, and to act as the designated technical resource to advise the Wheat Classification Council (WCC)... Deregulation of the export wheat market has brought a number of key challenges that must be overcome if the industry is to retain its reputation as a supplier of quality wheat...
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