Plant competition

A Grains Research and Development Corporation supported project on weed control is showing encouraging

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Many options to reduce weed numbers

As the battle to manage herbicide resistance continues there are several options available to reduce

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Yetter device designed to clear the way for sowing.

The Yetter stubble handling equipment is used during seeding to clear stubble out of the path of following

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Careful point selection cuts toxicity problems

Farmers can reduce fertiliser toxicity problems and improve crop yields by selecting the right point

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Selecting a reliable seeding machine

Deep banding or deep cultivating with wide row spacings consistently produced higher lupin yields in

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Genetic engineering adds to crop quality

Genetic engineering has been used to successfuly modify more than 40 diffferent crops during the post

Agronomy

01 APR 1997

Legumes reduce earth mite infestations

Various crops including lupins, chickpeas and lentils can rduce redlegged earth mite populations if used

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Varieties offer wide choice of new season

The introduction of canola into crop rotations has had a major impact on disease and yields over the

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

What's new in crop protection for 1997

Chemical manufacturers are responding to grower needs to reduce drum disposal problems.

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Itemised statements provide seed details

Checking the labels on canola seed bags can provide detailed information on the content and quality of

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Tackling weeds in enginnered crops

New plant breeding methods are producing crops with increased tolerance to herbicides, insects, disease

Agronomy

01 MAR 1997

Acid tolerant crops on the way

Scientists at CSIRO are using gene technology to breed a range of new crop varieties for improved production

Agronomy

01 FEB 1997

Fertiliser applied fungicide improves control options

An innovative approach to disease control has the potential to change the way farmers manage blackleg

Agronomy

01 FEB 1997

Aeration minimises moisture problems

Properly maintained silos offer the greatest chance of protecting the thousands of dollars Australian

Agronomy

01 FEB 1997

Hebicide resitance continues to escalate

Researchers and advisers predict herbicide resistance wil have a dramatic and increasing impact on farming.

Agronomy

01 FEB 1997

Aerial spray drift under the spotlight

The aerial application of pesticides in vital to many cropping systems in Australia but its use has fallen

Agronomy

01 FEB 1997

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