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Traditionally ANZAC day marked the date on which growers in Western Australia would start dry seeding.
Yield was highest from earlier sown plants; mid-May sown plants yielded only 18% of those sown in mid-April.
This page contains information on commercial and experimental plantings of genetically modified (GM) crops carried out in the past and present in Western Australia.
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.
Growers planning to deliver to the non-genetically modified canola segregation (CAN), must separate glyphosate-tolerant and non-glyphosate tolerant canola crops by at least five metres.
New Genes for New Environments research facilities at Merredin and Katanning provide relevant field conditions for genetically modified crop evaluation trials in Western Australia under contrasting