Genes make peas weevil-resistant

Researchers at CSIRO have produced genetically modified peas almost 100 per cent resistant to weevils,

Agronomy

01 JUL 1998

How to prevent wheat crops feeling the pinch

Careful nitrogen budgeting, disease control and new wheat varieties are the keys to reducing the incidence

Agronomy

01 JUL 1998

Time is right for effective cereal treatment

Cereal growers, especially those in areas which have received extensive rain, are urged to take action

Agronomy

01 JUL 1998

Delayed spraying proves effective

Research has shown there is little advantage in applying herbicides at pre-tillering, compared to mid-tillering,

Agronomy

01 JUN 1998

Tips to help clean contaminated clothing

While much has been written about safely handling and disposing of farm chemicals, one issue which ahs

Agronomy

01 JUN 1998

Selective spraying controls weeds

The highly competitive nature of wild oats coupled with its ability to mimic crops, staggered germination

Agronomy

01 JUN 1998

Taking the stress out of herbicide application

Stress comes in many forms and winter crops are not immune as it can reduce their ability to cope with

Agronomy

01 JUN 1998

Easy methods to reduce chemical losses

Spray drift is unavoidable part of many spraying opertions but precautions such as working in favrourable

Agronomy

01 MAY 1998

Unravelling the mystery of nitrogen recycling

Finding a way to boost the efficiency of nitrogen use in legume-based rotations is seen as an answer

Agronomy

01 MAY 1998

Improved response in spraying by the stars

Leaving the sprayer in the shed until the evening could be an answer to better weed control and lower

Agronomy

01 MAY 1998

Virus has heliothis grubs on the run

Sorghum growers plagued by heliothis can now protect their crops with a naturally-occuring virus which

Agronomy

01 MAY 1998

Whats new in crop protection for 1998

the battle against weeds has seen the release of a variety of crop protection measures for 1998, especially

Agronomy

01 MAY 1998

Nitrogen form and wtaer influence yields

Farmers can improve cereal crop returns by developing nitrogen application practices which take advantage

Agronomy

01 MAY 1998

Poor mixing damages crops

Ensuring insecticides are compatible before mixing them with herbicides can reduce crop damage.

Agronomy

01 APR 1998

Preventing sulfonylurea carryover in alkaline soils.

Effective management is the key to minimising sulfonylurea (SU) herbicide carryover and yield losses

Agronomy

01 APR 1998

More flexibility in crop protection for 1998

the first in a two part series on new chemcials for 1998. this article deals with pre-emergent and early

Agronomy

01 APR 1998

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