Tag Archives: crop disease

Spot Form of Net Blotch management in the Mallee

By Mark McLean (Agriculture Victoria), James Murray and Claire Browne (BCG) Key messages: Spot form of net blotch (SFNB) was at low levels during 2015 due to dry seasonal conditions and was unlikely to have caused grain yield or quality loss … Continue reading

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Barley fungicide and plant growth regulators

By Damian Jones, ICC Key messages: Marvel and Prosaro improved yields in this trial. Grain protein, screenings and retention were not impacted by any of the treatments. ICC has trialled the use of the PGRs on barley over the last few … Continue reading

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Can we reduce nitrogen inputs for wheat sown onto high-input crop stubbles and still achieve high yields?

By Heather Cosgriff (SFS) Key messages: Soil nitrogen availability was very high prior to sowing, 321.6kg/ha available Incorporating poppy stubble led to high potentially mineralisable nitrogen levels There was no yield or protein response to additional urea applications Trojan generally … Continue reading

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