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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
LEY PASTURES - THEIR FIT IN CROPPING SYSTEMS.. The pastures need to be removed earlier (e.g. June) to allow sufficient fallow length to reduce any yield penalty in subsequent crops (Fig. 4)... Growth and livestock prices fluctuate from year to year we also explore how sensitive returns are to these changes (Table 10)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Root-lesion nematodes ( Pratylenchus thornei and Pratylenchus neglectus ) are persistent, destructive pests that invade and damage the roots of susceptible crops causing yield losses... A four-year crop rotation experiment on a P. thornei infested site showed that the yields of a susceptible wheat variety are affected by crops grown three years previously... Glasshouse experiments in the previous Cropping Options project showed that for wheat, resistance and tolerance to P. thornei is not necessarily indicative of resistance or tolerance to P. neglectus , and that some grain sorghum varieties also appeared susceptible to P. neglectus ...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
" ATTACHMENT TO PROJECT NO DAQ00107 CROPPING OPTIONS TO LIMIT ROOT-LESION NEMATODES Abstracts from the 5 thInternational Congress of Nematology 2008 Crop rotation for the management of root-lesion nematodes in the northern grains regions of Australia... Root-lesion nematodes, Pratylenchus thornei and P. neglectus are widely distributed in the northern grain region of Australia which encompasses inland northern NSW and south-east Queensland... The presence of root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus thornei and P. neglectus) and stunt nematode (Merlinius brevidens) in some parts of the northern grain region has been known since the 1960s and yield loss in wheat caused by P. thornei has been demonstrated since the late 1970s...
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