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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Barley breeders respond to industry in ferment.. "InterGrain is accelerating its efforts to improve resistance to leaf rust, scald and net blotch using formal and informal relationships with state agricultural departments in New South Wales, Victoria, WA and Queensland along with the South Australian Research and Development Institute, the University of Sydney Plant Breeding Institute and the University of Queensland.".. The resistant material - CIho 5791 and Vlamingh - were part of a set of barley differentials comprised of 20 local and 11 international cultivars used to type the fungal isolates.- Ryan Fowler, University of Queensland and Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The new Council hopes to raise awareness of the full range of biotechnologies, including tissue culture as shown ... ABCA chair Claude Gauchat says biotechnology has a crucial role to play in global food security. ".. "Biotechnology is helping farmers to protect their crops from pests and diseases, which increases both yields and the supply of food," Dr Lavelle says...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Insect-resistant cotton is often called 'Bt cotton'... The Australian cotton industry was well aware that the adoption of Helicoverpa -resistant varieties that would be expressing the Bt toxin throughout the length of the cotton season posed a considerable resistance risk... A comprehensive resistance management package has been negotiated between industry, regulators and the owners of the GM technology to ensure that growing practices have been adopted to protect the longevity of the Bt toxins used in the current GM cotton varieties...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Insect-resistant cotton is often called 'Bt cotton'... The Australian cotton industry was well aware that the adoption of Helicoverpa -resistant varieties that would be expressing the Bt toxin throughout the length of the cotton season posed a considerable resistance risk... A comprehensive resistance management package has been negotiated between industry, regulators and the owners of the GM technology to ensure that growing practices have been adopted to protect the longevity of the Bt toxins used in the current GM cotton varieties...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Insect-resistant cotton is often called 'Bt cotton'... The Australian cotton industry was well aware that the adoption of Helicoverpa -resistant varieties that would be expressing the Bt toxin throughout the length of the cotton season posed a considerable resistance risk... A comprehensive resistance management package has been negotiated between industry, regulators and the owners of the GM technology to ensure that growing practices have been adopted to protect the longevity of the Bt toxins used in the current GM cotton varieties...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
The trials demonstrated the benefits of hybrid vigour in canola and showed that Canola Breeders RR hybrids will provide major economic benefits to growers... AIMS The goal of this work was to test the yield potential of new RR canola hybrids developed by Canola Breeders at two locations in eastern Australia in 2008... Crop Updates is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the Grains Research & Development Corporation 184..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The use of biotechnology will play a significant role if Australia is to continue to be a major player in the global grains market... But currently growers and the general public are hearing conflicting view points on whether this technology will benefit Australia, or whether we'd be better off without genetically modified crops... The reduced usage of herbicides plus yield benefit obtained from the ability to seed early and control weeds, more than covers the additional cost...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Foreword My plan is to achieve higher profit margins for my familys' farming business and through my study, I hope to learn how farmers overseas are doing this... Defining the problem When I discuss value adding, I am talking about something as basic as grading or drying the grain... All the things have a far greater bearing on the cost of food than the actual commodities that we produce as farmers, and many farmers I talk to do not understand this...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Given that soybeans are such a pivotal crop in the USA mid west states, it seems that the Americans will favour this as their primary source... North Dakota State University attributes this increase completely to the uptake of GM Canola... Test plots have shown yield potential in the United Kingdom of 7 tonne to the hectare with one variety producing 7.8 t/ha in a test plot environment...
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