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Taking experimental measurements can be labour intensive and time consuming, in addition the methods chosen must be repeatable (regardless of operator) with small degrees of error.
In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
In 2018, over 10million tonnes (estimated) of wheat was harvested in Western Australia.
This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
'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
Field research services (FRS) ensures the delivery of timely and efficient technical expertise to implement field research experiments across the Western Australian grainbelt.
Claying involves adding and incorporating clay-rich subsoil into water repellent topsoil to overcome the repellence.