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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Other impacts and conflicts of interest may have a long term effect on the success of implementing genomics and I will address these issues the dairy industry and policy makers will need to consider if it is to be successful... The Australian dairy industry has seen vast genetic improvements over the last 70 years with the introduction of Artificial Insemination (AI), herd testing, semen processing, sire proofing, introduction of breeding values for traits and now the evolution of genomic technology... It is imperative that any data collected from herd recording figures, workability data or confirmation evaluation, needs to follow a clear and definite path to the final users in order for service providers to evaluate in an appropriate and prompt manner delivering accurate and valuable information to the farming industry to allow farmers to make more informed decisions to drive their business into the future...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
For much of the last two decades, they have been managed in-crop, predominantly using Group A herbicides... In recent years it has become clear that herbicide resistant wild oats are becoming a key threat to a sustainable northern farming system... 1. No significant rate response was obtained by increasing the rate of Triflur Xcel or Avadex Xtra in the mixture..
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The Beef CRC results found a large variation in two important reproductive traits in Brahmans; age at puberty and the time taken to return to cycling after calving (called Post.. The fertility of the SEL herd was assessed by comparing the pregnancy rates of lactating cows (at the May weaning muster i.e. WR1) in the SEL herd and in an unselected Brahman control (CON) herd... Genetic benefits in the reproduction of Brahmans in North Australia Methods we can adopt to make better reproduction rates..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Stripe rust management Prevention is generally best - Grains Research &amp; Development Corporation </title> <meta name="GRDC.Tags" value=""> <meta name="Keywords" value="Wheat, stripe rust, leaf disease, fungicides, yield, 0, Stripe rust management Prevention is generally best"> <meta name="Description" value=" Richard Daniel, Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) &bull; Early or preventative foliar sprays, applied from GS32 onwards on moderately susceptible varieties, have provided the best returns in northern trials over the last three years &bull; High grain prices and low fungicide costs mean breakeven yield benefits required are often only 1-2% &bull; Application can be the major cost of treatment &bull.. Fungicide recommendations for stripe rust management have been based on disease threshold levels on specific leaves... This was a sensible strategy given high fungicide costs, low grain prices and the need for higher levels of yield benefit to generate economic returns...
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