Protecting WA crops

The DAFWA Crop Protection team have been busy updating the eWeed newsletter to bring you a bigger and better format: Protecting WA Crops.

Protecting WA crops is our new monthly eNewsletter providing agronomists and growers with an up-to-date review (including the latest research) of the weed, disease and pest threats that impact on crop production.

Protecting WA Crops Issue 26, December 2022

•    Remote trapping of Diamondback moth 
•    Meet crop protection team member- Dr Dustin Severtson

Protecting WA Crops Issue 25, October 2022

•    What is the best fit for electric weed control in Australia?
•    Meet the crop protection team - David Nicholson

Protecting WA Crops Issue 24, September 2022

•    Grower groups drive barley grass integrated weed management research
•    Meet crop protection team member – Dr Catherine Borger

Protecting WA Crops Issue 23, August 2022

•    Late season fungicide application suppresses weather induced saprophytic fungal growth in oaten hay windrows
•    The impact of Septoria avenae blotch and leaf rust on oaten hay 
•    Red Leather Leaf; a new disease in WA oats
•    Meet the team – Dr Kylie Chambers

Protecting WA Crops Issue 22, July 2022

•    The making of the decision support tool SclerotiniaCM 
•    Blackspot Manager model
•    Meet the team – Dr Adam Sparks

Protecting WA Crops Issue 21

•    Liming reduces weed growth
•    The effect of liming on Rhizoctonia root rot
•    Does soil acidity impact crop resistance to root lesion nematodes (RLN)?
•    Meet the team
•    PhD Scholars
•    Grains Convo Podcasts
•    GRDC Research Updates Perth March...

Protecting WA Crops December 2021 Issue 20

•    Impacts of mechanical soil amelioration on weeds, soilborne nematode pests and fungal pathogens
•    How does mechanical soil amelioration impact nematode pests in suspeptible cereal crops? 
•    Deep soil amelioration resulted in improved crop performance
•    Deep soil...

Protecting WA Crops May 2021 Issue 19

What is going on with Fall armyworm and Russian wheat aphid in Western Australia?
Controlling red legged earth mites using intensive spring grazing
Movement, breeding, baiting and biocontrol of Mediterranean snails
Know what is in your chaff?

Protecting WA Crops March 2021 Issue 18

•    Targeting improved partial resistance for foliar diseases of wheat using a new yield loss response curve tool  
•    Interactive disease yield loss tool 
•    Digging deeper with nodorum blotch
•    Yellow Spot 
•    Rusts (Stem, Leaf and Stripe Rust)
•    Leaf rust...

Protecting WA Crops May 2020 Issue 17

•    Weed seed banks-how long do they last?
•    Great brome and barley grass – modelling the long term value of harvest weed seed control
•    A new approach to managing loose smut on barley
•    ‘Give me a break!’ – options for paddocks infested with both root lesion nematodes...

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