Check soils before using narrow points

Sowing with narrow points does not affect ryegrass control or grain yield in medium textured soils but

Agronomy

01 APR 1998

using microbes to beat water repellence

Stimulating the natural behaviour of soil microbes can improve soil wettability, cropping rates and soil

Agronomy

01 APR 1998

Problem pathogens for direct-drilled wheat

The view that Rhizoctonia is the main cause of reduced seedling growth in direct-drilled wheat may cause

Agronomy

01 APR 1998

Press wheels in lupin crops

A West Australian study has found what works with press wheels on one crop will not necessarily work

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Press wheel benefits worth the expense

Press wheels can improve the effectiveness of conservation tillage practices by providing better seed-soil

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Assess the risks of triazine in canola

Triazine-resistant (TR) canola varieties have greatly improved the ability to control resistant weds

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Crop management the key to a quality crop

Australian pulse growers supply a particularly discerning market but the industrys' position can be secured

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Drainage limits losses on waterlogged land

Waterlogging causes crop losses of up to $100 million every year but production affected land can be

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Narrow points benefit seed placement

An integrated combination of sowing boots and narrow points can provide better control of seed placement

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

DNA probe offers rapid diagnosis

farmers in the southern Australia will be the first in the world able to take advantage of a new rapid

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Perennial pastures prove better than annuals

New research has backed the superiority of lucerne over subclover-based pastures in fixing nitrogen to

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Plant origins give clues on weed control

Fireweed is a toxit yellow flowering plant that competes vigorously with pastures but efforts are underway

Agronomy

01 MAR 1998

Weed maps improve crop options

A Kondinin Group project investigates the benefits of using precision farming technology on Australian

Agronomy

01 FEB 1998

Planning benefits war against weeds

Well-developed weed management plans can help achieve effective control without jeopardising yield or

Agronomy

01 FEB 1998

Guide for spotting weeds

Western Weeds - A guide to weeds of WEstern Australia is a new identification guide recently published

Agronomy

01 FEB 1998

Mustard an alternative crop

CSIRO researchers continue to foster alternative crops to wheat as a means of improving grain production

Agronomy

01 FEB 1998

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