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  • Research shows Russian wheat aphid can be managed
    Research shows Russian wheat aphid can be managed
    Author: Natalie Lee, 02 Sep 2020

    Australian researchers are more confident the Russian wheat aphid (RWA) pest does not pose a major threat to winter cereal crops if growers understand how to manage it effectively.

  • Digging deeper to understand crop performance
    Digging deeper to understand crop performance
    Author: Natalie Lee, 29 Aug 2020

    South Australian Research and Development Institute principal scientist in soil biology and molecular diagnostics Alan McKay says mid to late winter is an ideal time to examine crop roots to assess the presence and impact of soil-borne diseases. Dr McKay says uneven crop growth can be caused by a number of factors including drought, soil structure or toxicity issues, nutrient deficiencies or soil-borne disease.

  • Growers urged to consider nitrogen strategies in early sown oats
    Growers urged to consider nitrogen strategies in early sown oats
    Author: Natalie Lee, 28 Aug 2020

    Early results from a GRDC investment show that targeted nitrogen management strategies can help optimise both grain yield and quality for early sown oats in the western region. The research is investigating agronomy practices and international varieties that may have a fit for early sowing in WA.

  • Research explores hidden life of creatures in chaff systems
    Research explores hidden life of creatures in chaff systems
    Author: Natalie Lee, 17 Feb 2020

    WA researchers are looking at how chaff collection systems influence pest populations.

  • App aids liming decisions
    App aids liming decisions
    Author: Natalie Lee, 28 Aug 2019

    The iLime app was developed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, with co-investment by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

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