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Emergency chemical permit to protect Lower EP canola crop Lower Eyre Peninsula canola growers have welcomed an emergency permit to use an insecticide to combat the destructive diamondback moth (DBM) this growing season... The emergency permit, issued by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), provides growers with the means to prevent significant crop losses, should DBM again develop into a serious crop threat this season... LEADA spokesman Mark Modra says the 45,000 hectare (67,000 tonne) canola crop on Lower EP is currently valued at around $40 million. "..
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Emergency chemical permit to protect Lower EP canola crop Lower Eyre Peninsula canola growers have welcomed an emergency permit to use an insecticide to combat the destructive diamondback moth (DBM) this growing season... The emergency permit, issued by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), provides growers with the means to prevent significant crop losses, should DBM again develop into a serious crop threat this season... LEADA spokesman Mark Modra says the 45,000 hectare (67,000 tonne) canola crop on Lower EP is currently valued at around $40 million. "..
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Canola attack spurs resistance campaign.. In Australia, the green peach aphid (GPA) primarily attacks canola by sucking sap from leaves and flower buds... For example, pirimicarb is not recommended for GPA control in canola crops in Western Australia, Queensland and South Australia due to the widespread levels of resistance to this chemical in these states...
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Two of Australia"s crop scientists with international reputations for their work with gene technologies, Dr Jim Peacock and Dr T.J. Higgins, have been leading efforts to promote the role of gene technologies in crop development... Brad Collis talks to Dr Higgins (this page) and Dr Peacock (page 18) [Photo (left) by Brad Collis: " The real value of GM tools is the crucial knowledge they are opening up" Dr T.J. Higgins].. Dr Higgins, an internationally recognised authority on crop biotechnologies, says the incorporation of the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene as a natural insecticide in the cotton plant broke that industry"s heavy reliance on chemical pesticides, and has gradually moved it from being a social pariah to a leader in environmental management systems and land stewardship...
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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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The causal fungus, Leptosphaeria maculans , produces a toxin, sirodesmin, a virulence factor that contributes to cankering of canola stems... Crop diseases are an important constraint to agriculture people with this expertise will become more valuable to the grains industry... The fungus, L. maculans , produces a toxin, sirodesmin, a virulence factor that contributes to cankering of canola stems, the yield-limiting symptom of blackleg...
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Mark has spent more than 30 years progressing South Australia's grains industry, so he's a fitting representative for growers on GRDC's Southern Regional Panel... Watch a video interview with Mark Stanley.. Ph: 0427 83151 Email: mark@regionalconnections.com.au < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Panel Profile: Mark Stanley..
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Mark has spent more than 30 years progressing South Australia's grains industry, so he's a fitting representative for growers on GRDC's Southern Regional Panel... He runs a project management business based in Port Lincoln that operates throughout the Eyre Peninsula and beyond... The canola industry in SA has particularly benefited from Mark's efforts in extension programs over the years, during which time he has contributed to the introduction of canola to South Australia and worked on the national TOPCROP program...
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The Canola Quality Objectives Group (CQOG) aimed to improve market signals from customers to breeders and researchers by formalising links and documenting market information so that they can be used by researchers and investors in their planning and investment decisions... The Australian Oilseeds Federation (AOF) 2010 plan identified an additional $800 million of value that could be captured by the industry as a result of shifts in consumer preferences... There has been considerable discussion around the requirements for this market...
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"The study indicated that although the sector and industry were proactive in the development and adoption of appropriate production packages to maximise the potential of canola varieties released, it is perceived that this requires further development.".. The report suggests the way forward for the canola supply chain, breeding sector and the GRDC is for all parties to accept that external market-driven changes require the industry to realign and operate on a unified national basis... "All participants in the supply chain must accept a degree of change in strategic direction for the canola breeding sector, and ultimately the GRDC must exert positive professional influence over the allocation of national funds to optimise the long-term interests of the canola industry," Mr Hudson says...
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