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A new guide has been published to assist cereal growers to identify frost damage and consider crop management decisions.
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.
Find out more about frost and canola research at the department’s upcoming frost and canola field day at the Dale research site near Beverley on Thursday 11 October.
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This page hosts the 2018 frost trial information, handy project resources and the frost severity maps (from August).
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
Frost occurs on clear nights in early spring when the air temperature drops to 2°C or less.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Research Officer Ben Biddulph was interviewed by reporter Debra Bishop for a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Gro
Through targeted grains research and development (R&D), the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) Boosting Grains Research and Development project aims to increase
Wheat is highly susceptible to frost damage between ear emergence and flowering – often termed reproductive frost.