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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,
Which foliar fungicide active ingredients are registered for which cereal diseases in WA?
Russian wheat aphid is a major production pest of wheat, barley and oat crops.
Spreading clay on light, sandy soils helps to increase soil water holding capacity, retain nutrients and overcome water repellence.
Biochar is a stable, carbon-rich form of charcoal that can be added to soil to increase water and nutrient retention.
Acid soils cause significant losses in production and biomass, which restricts the ability to sequester carbon.
Seed dressing and in-furrow fungicides contain active ingredients for the control or suppression of seed-borne diseases, some fungal foliar diseases and some fungal root rots in cereal crops.
Some time ago several Western Australian farmers have stored grain underground with minimal deterioration for up to 11 years.
Cockchafers belonging to the genus Heteronyx are typically not regarded as a pest of agriculture. However, two have been seen as occasional pests, with H.
The Western Australian grain industry is a major contributor to the agrifood sector and the Australian economy.