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In an integrated weed management program, control of weeds should occur in the fallow, pre-sowing, early post-emergent and in pasture phases.
The approach of summer has prompted a reminder to landholders across the grainbelt to check their properties for skeleton weed.
Western Australian grain growers battling the increasing threat of emerging weeds will need to employ robust Integrated Weed Management (IWM) strategies to protect crop yields and profit.
Do our current wheat varieties need different management to get the best performance from them.
This trial examines the positive impact of crop competition, crop type rotation and the mouldboard plough on weed management.
Variety choice and variety management are key factors for profitable wheat production and this 'essentials' guide provides a guide to assist with these decisions.
Are you considering using a different wheat variety in your rotation this season? Do you know which herbicides are likely to affect the potential yield of the crop?
There are many aspects to consider when seeding grain crops at the break of the season.
The field establishment of grain crops is the percentage of the sown seed that goes on to produce established plants. At sowing, management and environment are the key issues.
Research indicates that;
Bremer, Corack and Scepter had a larger seed weight than Mace.
Cutlass, Hydra and Yitpi had a smaller seed weight than Mace.