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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.
Testing for herbicide susceptibility allows you to determine what herbicide options are still available to control weeds on your farm.
One method of weed control is to remove weed seeds in the fallow, stubble and pre-sowing phase.
Silver grass is an annual grass occurring in both cropping and grazing regions across Australia. There are several species, the most common being Vulpia myuros and V. bromoides.
‘Risk-aware’ growers can implement strategies to reduce and avoid unnecessary introduction and spread of weeds.
In-crop weed competition causes losses costing around $1 billion per annum for Western Australia.
The most accurate way to estimate the weed population of a paddock is to count the number of plants in an area of known size at a number of locations.
Barley grass is a common name for Hordeum glaucum and H. leporinum.