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Fallow management in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers Maintain a minimum of 5t/ha of stubble to maximise benefits of moisture retention. Monitor stubble load and if modifying stubble, do it early to maximise breakdown before seeding. Take machinery set up into account when modifying stubble. … Continue reading

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Break crops in stubble retained systems under irrigation

Faba beans have relatively large seed reserves and are able to establish in cereal stubbles. There is evidence that cereal stubbles also act as a deterrent to aphids that have the capacity to infect emerging faba crops with viruses such … Continue reading

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