Grains Research Updates 2017

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Twenty-five outstanding DAFWA research and development officers showcased their latest research, technology, developments and management innovations to improve the productivity and profitability of the WA grains industry, at the 2017 Grains Research Updates in Perth on 27-28 February.

You can access their Research Update papers by selecting from the list below.

Researchers' profiles are also available by clicking on each individual's name.

Some supporting pages are listed on the right hand side.

Bindi Isbister

Controlled traffic farming in practice

Blakely Paynter

Barley varieties and agronomy

Brenda Shackley

Capturing early sowing opportunities for wheat in WA

Brenton Leske

Optimising flowering time in frost prone environments is key to unlocking yield potential of wheat

Catherine Borger

Eleven years of integrated weed management: long-term impacts of row spacing and harvest weed seed destruction on annual ryegrass control

Christine Zaicou-Kunesch

Wheat varieties: Performance in NVT trials in WA

Daniel Huberli

Choosing the best yielding wheat and barley variety under high crown rot

Dion Nicol

Nitrogen and seeding rates impact on frost susceptibility of wheat

Dustin Severtson and Svetlana Micic

Aphid update — Russian wheat aphid and green peach aphid. Where are we at with these pests?

Geoff Thomas

Fungicides at seeding for management of cereal foliar diseases including spot type net blotch (STNB)

Georgie Troup

Oat varieties and agronomy

Glen Riethmuller

Annual ryegrass viable seed reduced by desiccation and swathing of canola

Ian Foster

Doppler radar in the grainbelt — more than just pretty pictures

Jackie Bucat

Canola National Variety Trials - 2016

Mark Seymour

Love them legumes — recent adventures with lentils, peas and beans

Martin Harries

Agronomy for early sown canola

Meredith Guthrie

Seasonal forecasts — do they make money?

Phillip Nichols

New annual pastures for the grainbelt

Ravjit Khangura

Sclerotinia in canola — ground infections, effect of row spacings. Is it worth spraying after you see the disease?

Sarah Collins

The invisible threat: Canola yield losses caused by root lesion nematode in WA

Shahab Pathan

Improve productivity of canola by deep ripping on acidic yellow deep sand in the Western Australian grainbelt

Wayne Parker

Topsoil inclusion plates, deep ripping and CTF improving crop yields state-wide; year 2