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Plant available water (PAW) is a key determinant of potential yield in dryland agriculture.
'Regional Research Agronomy' is the abbreviated working title for the 'Building crop protection and crop production agronomy research and development capacity in regional Western Australia' project
Powdery mildew has become more prevalent in WA wheat crops over the past few years, particularly late in seasons.
Testing for herbicide susceptibility allows you to determine what herbicide options are still available to control weeds on your farm.
Septoria nodorum blotch (SNB) is a significant fungal disease of wheat. Resistant varieties would complement on-farm disease management practices to maintain grain yields under disease epidemics.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's 2018 Oat Variety Guide provides a comparison of grain yield, grain quality, hay yield, hay quality, herbicide tolerance and disease r
In the trial series at Grass Patch, Ballidu, Merredin and Holt Rock, the highest grain yields, oil and gross margins were from the open pollinated variety, so growers should continue to use open po
Canola is now being grown in low rainfall areas. Primarily farmers choose open pollinated TT varieties.
Previous experience with canola has found there is no yield penalty if nitrogen is applied within eight weeks of sowing and most farmers aim to apply nitrogen within this timeframe.