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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
There are three main peanut market types grown in Australia: Virginia, runner and Spanish... Runner types have a smaller kernel compared to Virginia types and often have a flatter bush... The Peanut Company of Australia (PCA) in collaboration with the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) conduct a peanut breeding program based in Kingaroy...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
There are three main peanut market types grown in Australia: Virginia, runner and Spanish... Runner types have a smaller kernel compared to Virginia types and often have a flatter bush... The Peanut Company of Australia (PCA) in collaboration with the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) conduct a peanut breeding program based in Kingaroy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Queensland wheat growers have an opportunity to fine-tune variety selection for the impending winter plant with the recent release of the 2014 National Variety Trials (NVT) Queensland Wheat Variety Guide... In a move that may impact growers' varietal selection, several alterations have been made in this year's Guide, including the release of LongReach Lancer as an early season APH variety, and changes to the wheat quality classification boundaries prompting new classifications for some varieties... The new classifications include Wallup changing from AH to APH, and LongReach Dart and LongReach Gauntlet changing from APW to APH...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Stem rust is characterised by reddish-brown, powdery, oblong pustules that can affect all plant parts... KeY POINts seasonal conditions are the key factors driving outbreaks of stem rust... Background When conditions favour a stem rust epidemic, it can be a very damaging disease that can cause complete crop loss in susceptible wheat varieties...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
Stem rust is characterised by reddish-brown, powdery, oblong pustules that can affect all plant parts... KeY POINts seasonal conditions are the key factors driving outbreaks of stem rust... Background When conditions favour a stem rust epidemic, it can be a very damaging disease that can cause complete crop loss in susceptible wheat varieties...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Remember APR when selecting varieties.. Varieties carrying APR genes are protected from rust during the post-seedling stage of crop development, typically between tillering and booting (growth stages 20-49)... PHOTO CAPTION: Northern region grain growers are being reminded to consider adult plant resistance (APR) to fungal diseases such as stem, stripe and leaf rust, when retaining seed this harvest for next year's crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Varieties carrying APR genes are protected from rust during the post-seedling stage of crop development, typically between tillering and booting (growth stages 20-49)... Professor Robert Park, from the Australian Cereal Rust Control Program, said because the timing and effectiveness of APR varies from gene to gene, it varies from variety to variety depending upon which gene(s) are present... PHOTO CAPTION: Northern region grain growers are being reminded to consider adult plant resistance (APR) to fungal diseases such as stem, stripe and leaf rust, when retaining seed this harvest for next year's crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
South Australian grain growers considering which crop varieties to sow next season now have access to a useful resource to assist with their decision making... Compiled by SARDI officers, the guide is sponsored by the SA Grain Industry Trust in association with Primary Industry and Regions SA (PIRSA) and the GRDC... The resource has been mailed to SA growers and can also be viewed and downloaded via the GRDC website at www.grdc.com.au/SASowingGuide , as well as the SARDI website at www.sardi.sa.gov.au/crops/publications ...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Compete with weeds give your crop heaven and your weeds hell.. Paired row sowing achieved using the Stiletto boot in this trial, has the potential to improve grain yield and competition with weeds... The stiletto boots used in this research creates paired rows, 75mm apart, effectively reducing the row spacing by 75mm...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Mace has rapidly become the dominant variety in WA for a number of very good reasons and is unlikely to be displaced in the immediate future... Data was sorted by Agzone (see Shackley et al 2012 for map of Agzones of WA), previous crop, subsoil pH, and/or sowing date to look for any specific adaptation of any of the newer varieties compared to Wyalkatchem or Mace... Recent research has also shown that the Spear type wheats (especially Yitpi) are slightly less susceptible to frost damage at flowering than Wyalkatchem types (Ben Biddulph pers...
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