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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Agronomy packages close yield gaps.. Matthew Gardner, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) research agronomist, Tamworth says the Variety Specific Agronomy Packages (VSAP) project is using trial results from 2008-12 to guide growers... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is supporting the project which covers a wide spectrum of agronomic areas, including Plant Growth Regulators (PGRs) and lodging management; delayed harvest; nitrogen management in barley; wheat Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE); and time of sowing new varieties...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Sally was with the Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI), where in recent years she was prominent in researching the degree to which nitrous oxide is contributing to climate change and ways for growers to manage this... Before working at the Victorian DPI, Sally worked as a soil scientist for the Institute for Crop and Food Research in New Zealand... Given that in the zones, with decreasing rainfall and rising temperatures, cropping will become increasingly viable, Sally discovered and confirmed this as an important issue for Australian agriculture...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Joop van Leur, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) plant pathologist says the link is as unproven but it is likely canola crops hosted viruses including Beet western yellows virus (BWYV) which then spread to chickpeas... "Canola and turnip weed close to surveyed chickpea paddocks showed high infections of BWYV and Turnip mosaic virus (TuMV) and have likely played an important role in the BWYV epidemic in chickpeas," Mr van Leur said... "It is likely that virus inoculum builds up in canola over winter and spreads to chickpeas in spring where it can cause severe yield losses."..
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
" Status of 2008 NVT trials as at January 30, 2009 Trials marked green have 2008 results available on the wesite... (02) 6881 1264 (02) 6799 1523 (02) 6971 9085 (03) 5883 1644 (02) 6799 1523 (02) 6799 1523 (02) 6971 9085 (02) 6881 1264 (02) 6881 1264 (02) 6799 1523 Trials to be harvested, results to be available on the NVT website Trials abandonned due to drought, frost, animal damage, etc... Trials harvested, analysed and results published Trials harvested, but results too variable to publish n a aa e ee ap B P yl ln eo k i a dti l c lpt r nib n e a a a ha u ie B C CFFLL O tt aa ee hh e l Ww a c yn i li t i ra ra TE M..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Consultant Bob Freebairn makes the case for supporting new wheat varieties in well-managed rotations, with this look at the way one northern New South Wales property is progressing.. For Bill and Andrew Yates, choosing varieties on their level of tolerance and resistance to P. thornei has become a critical consideration... The Yates rely heavily on data from the National Variety Trials when choosing varieties, confident that any claims of yield improvement by new releases can be rigorously assessed...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The anniversary event paid tribute to grower-led research dating back to 1993, when a group of Birchip growers established the Birchip Cropping Demonstration Sites, which later became BCG... The not-for-profit organisation was set up to test the performance of grain varieties, pulse crops and farm products under local conditions and to facilitate farm management... In 2012, BCG conducted 100 research trials at 20 sites across the Wimmera and Mallee examining a range of issues - agronomy, farming systems, climate, plant nutrition, and management for disease, weeds and pests...
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