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Carbon farming is the agricultural practices or land use to increase carbon stored in the soil and vegetation (sequestration) and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock, soil or vegetati
The aim of carbon farming is to sequester more carbon and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as part of Australia's response to climate change.
The department is a key partner in the Grains Research and Development Corporations' (GRDC) National Frost Initiative (NFI) which aims to provide the Australian grains industry with targeted resear
Which foliar fungicide active ingredients are registered for which cereal diseases in WA?
Barley powdery mildew populations resistant to some fungicide active ingredients are present in the WA wheatbelt.
This page contains information on commercial and experimental plantings of genetically modified (GM) crops carried out in the past and present in Western Australia.
Soil water repellence is caused by an accumulation of waxy organic matter in the soil surface. It is worse in sandy textured topsoils.
Information is provided here to assist management of diseases and viruses that occur in broadacre crops grown in Western Australia - cereals (wheat, barley, oats and triticale), pulses (field pea,
Seed dressing and in-furrow fungicides contain active ingredients for the control or suppression of seed-borne diseases, some fungal foliar diseases and some fungal root rots in cereal crops.
Canola is an important crop in Western Australia, with production in 2018/19 estimated at 1.45 million tonnes worth around $812 million to the state economy.