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The South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) has described as a fantastic result the granting of an emergency permit allowing Western Australian canola growers to use an alternative insecticide to combat diamondback moth (DBM)... "The emergency permit gives us another tool to combat resistance in this pest," he said... "The WA oilseed industry has a strong track record of complying with APVMA permit conditions, and I am confident that grower compliance will remain high for the specific requirements contained on the permit," Mr Goddard said...
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3.4 MECHANISATION - PLANT ESTABLISHMENT DIRECT SEEDING VERSUS TRANSPLANTING Transplanting is the most common method used in Australia for plant establishment... The time will come where it will be illegal to use and in any case their use should be affecting the farmers" environmental conscience... When is comes to looking into alternative methods for weed and disease control there is a need for progressive farmers to realise changes will confront the industry with regards to limitations on chemical use...
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