Tag Archives: Murray Mallee

2016 field trials

Birchip Cropping Group Rotational effects of legume termination Row spacing x wheat variety at Berriwillock Spot Form of Net Blotch management in the Mallee The effect of row spacing x row direction on weed competition and crop production at Jil Jil Time of sowing by stubble management interactions at Wemen Tracing the amount of crop […]

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Break crops in retained stubble systems in the Wimmera and Mallee

Crop sequences are most profitable when break crops are included to solve agronomic problems (grass weeds, root disease, low soil N). Trial work has demonstrated that crop sequences involving a broadleaf break crop can be more profitable than continuous wheat. This … 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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2015 field trials

Birchip Cropping Group Rotational effects of legume termination Row spacing x wheat variety at Berriwillock Spot Form of Net Blotch management in the Mallee The effect of row spacing x row direction on weed competition and crop production at Jil … Continue reading

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Wheat Yellow Leaf Spot trial

By Damian Jones, ICC Key messages: No treatment (previous stubble susceptibility, fungicide or variety resistance) had any effect on wheat yield. In most years Yellow Leaf Spot accounts for minimal yield losses. Yellow Leaf Spot, has become a widespread and … Continue reading

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Canola Plant Growth Regulators

By Damian Jones, ICC Key messages: PGRs had no effect on yield, dry matter produced, plant height or depth of podding in 2015. Pod height was reduced when a PGR and fungicide mix was applied at budding. Currently no PGRs are registered for use … Continue reading

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Canola ameliorants

By Damian Jones, ICC Key messages: Applications of gypsum and lime did not increase canola emergence in 2015. This result was expected as May rainfall was not sufficient to induce slaking of the soil. As the soil on the trial … 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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2014 field trials

To read the full trial reports click on the links below. Birchip Cropping Group Plant Growth Regulators in Scope CL barley Vetch termination Crown rot Spot Form of Net Blotch Yellow Leaf Spot The effect of grazing intensity on crops Liquid … Continue reading

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