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Weed management in stubble retained systems in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guidelines for growers Reducing rye grass concentrations in a cereal intensive cropping system requires effective strategies that reduce the soil seed bank, avoid the development of herbicide resistance and do not incur a yield penalty. A combination of chemical, cultural and … Continue reading

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Weed management in retained stubble systems

GRDC stubble management guideline No. 12 To reduce the weed seedbank in a stubble retained system, and inhibit future weed populations that have a negative impact on crop performance, growers can use a combination of cultural, mechanical and chemical weed control … Continue reading

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South West Victoria – Weeds

Weed numbers are dynamic across a paddock. Any intervention to decrease weed seed set is not going to deplete the seed bank within a season. Narrow windrow burning and harvest weed seed destructor’s are viable options when presented with the right seasonal conditions. … Continue reading

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Break crops in retained stubble systems in south west Victoria

Break crops can be grown profitably in the southern HRZ retained stubble systems but more system specific research is needed to develop best management practice. Southern HRZ mixed farms have additional break crop opportunities and can use legume based pastures … Continue reading

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