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Wimmera Mallee – weeds

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 mechanical weed … Continue reading

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Row spacing for retained stubble systems in the Wimmera and Mallee

Guideline for growers There are both benefits and challenges that come from increasing row spacing to above 25cm in a retained stubble cropping system. Yield potential, weed competition, crop rotation, stubble loads, sowing efficiency, disease management, crop safety (from herbicides … Continue reading

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