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This page shows the articles in of GroundCover. As articles are developed and published online, the list below will grow until all articles are available.

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  • Radical rethink of sorghum cold tolerance
    Radical rethink of sorghum cold tolerance
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 13 Jul 2021

    Heat and water stresses are driving a rethink on traditional sowing times for sorghum which may provide multiple benefits for growers.

  • Statistics help decipher ‘noisy’ agronomic trials
    Statistics help decipher ‘noisy’ agronomic trials
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 12 Jul 2021

    A game changing statistical model is under development to tease out the influence that different environmental characteristics have on trials which could lead to a better understanding of agronomic management across changing seasons.

  • Phenology fundamentals to optimise wheat yield
    Phenology fundamentals to optimise wheat yield
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 10 Jul 2021

    Key lessons have been delivered by a southern NSW collaborative project to guide decision-making to better match wheat varieties to cropping environments: understand the phenology of commercial wheat varieties, use the right variety for the right sowing date and remain disciplined with sowing dates.

  • Risks and rewards of very early sown canola
    Risks and rewards of very early sown canola
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 19 Jun 2021

    Changing cropping practices and more unpredictable breaks are driving an interest in very early sown canola in Western Australia and, although March sowing has been found to be no better than April, it may provide growers with additional seeding options. But it has risks.

  • Forecasts fortified for decision-making confidence
    Forecasts fortified for decision-making confidence
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 18 Jun 2021

    Comparative report cards for international climate models will provide agriculturally relevant comparisons of their effectiveness to forecast for agricultural metrics. And new Bureau of Meteorology products are being test-driven by growers to help make more-informed climate-related decisions.

  • Nowcasting plant-available soil water
    Nowcasting plant-available soil water
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 17 Jun 2021

    Improved plant-available water predictions are being developed using scaleable, modular modelling frameworks that can be put into use in new products by commercial third parties to assist growers in making more informed cropping decisions.

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