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The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent.
In 2020 the Department is conducting over 300 Grains Research trials across the state from Kununurra in the north to Esperance in the south.
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.
When selecting a wheat variety to implement in a farming system, it is important to be aware of the variety's disease package to plan management options. The disease resistance ratings for wheat va
This trial assessed potential efficacy and benefits from various timings of fungicide application for managing powdery mildew, leaf rust and leaf spot diseases in wheat.
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 trial investigated if feeding damage caused by cabbage aphid causes yield loss in canola. The trial was established to re-investigate management guidelines for aphid colonies in canola.
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,