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"Giving a RATS" was the official newsletter for the National Project "Understanding and management of resistance to Group M, Group L and Group I herbicides" funded by the Grains Research & Development Corporation [Research code: UA00124]. The project ended on June 30 2015.

  • Giving a Rats 13 Winter 2015

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    Date
    02.07.2015
    Region
    South, North

    In this issue:
    • What have we learned about resistance to glyphosate, paraquat and the phenoxy herbicides over the past 4 years?
    • Do you know which herbicides still work? - Do a Quicktest!!!
    • How to control those giant weeds in fallow - Cultivation or herbicides?
    • Research push NSW: Tackling three emerging issues
    • Tackling three emerging issues
    • Don’t just look at herbicides, use lime on acidic soils for weed suppression
    • Alternative herbicides to control Group I resistant wild radish
    • Be a miser and don’t share your herbicides with your neighbours
    • The USA has now agreed on a definition for “SUPERWEED”

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  • Giving a Rats 12 Autumn 2015

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    Date
    16.04.2015
    Region
    South, North

    In this issue
    • Sowthistle does it again – Now resistant to 2,4-D
    • Feathertop Rhodes grass (FTR) - an increasingly prevalent roadside summer weed, coming to a paddock near you?
    • Does long fallow have a place in Western Australia’s cropping belt? – Yes according to Daniel and Tim Critch of Mullewa
    • Permit for optically activated sprayers updated!
    • Patch management of annual ryegrass in non-crop areas
    • Another Aussie abroad – Herbicide Resistance the main focus at Weed Science Society of America meeting
    • Glyphosate resistance in common weeds in California's tree crops causes heavy reliance on pre-emergent herbicides

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  • Giving a Rats 11 Summer 2015

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    Date
    29.01.2015
    Region
    South, North

    Index for this issue:

    * Introduction
    * Of St Anthony's fire and knowing if your herbicides still work
    * Don't fence me in - Three years of fence line trials in Western Australia
    * Get the mix right or regret it at your leisure
    * Stubbles full of weeds after spring and summer rains
    * Optical spot spray technology added to labels

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  • Giving a Rats 10 Spring 2014

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    Date
    02.10.2014
    Region
    South, North

    In this issue
    • Burning windrows from big cereal crops can be done
    • Research push into Central West NSW: Tackling three emerging issues
    • Resistance testing: Have we been selling the wrong message?
    • Check those crops for fleabane and sowthistle now!
    • The View from Ground Zero: a(nother) tour of Palmer amaranth country

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  • Giving a Rats 9 Winter 2014

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    Date
    25.08.2014
    Region
    South, North

    In this issue:
    • Central Queensland latest cab off the GR rank
    • Move over Spot, 'Weed Hub' is the new best friend
    • "Rules of thumb" in farmers' decision making
    • Weed management opportunity is coming up fast
    • Are manure crops the answer to no-till farming?

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  • Giving a Rats 8 Autumn 2014

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    Date
    14.04.2014
    Region
    South, North

    Index for this issue

    * Wild radish – Australian cropping's bete noir?
    * Survey results – Implement your glyphosate resistance management plan now!
    * How does resistance 'arrive' in a field? The SHeRPA model has some answers
    * Team Member Profile ... Greg Brooke
    * One farming family's war on ryegrass
    * Glyphosate resistant sowthistle confirmed in northern NSW
    * Spray practices in the northern wheatbelt of WA
    * IWM a must to manage glyphosate resistance in Great brome
    * Another species joins the glyphosate resistance conga line in the southern USA

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  • Giving a Rats 7 Summer 2013

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    Date
    20.11.2013
    Region
    South, North

    Index for this issue

    * Click clack front and back?
    * Latest news on glyphosate resistance in sowthistle
    * Glyphosate resistant barnyard grass – is it possible?
    * US looking at new big guns
    * Bromacil for fence lines
    * 'Epicentre' of glyphosate resistance?
    * Using SnapCard® to improve spray results?
    * Correction for high volatility 2,4-D products

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  • Giving a Rats 6 Spring 2013

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    Date
    01.09.2013
    Region
    South, North

    Index for this issue

    * Important to use harvest seed management in dry seasons
    * An Australian perspective on US glyphosate resistant weeds
    * Glyphosate resistant annual ryegrass numbers increase in south east WA
    * Can patch management stop the spread of glyphosate resistance?
    * Why not treat patches as patches?
    * Team member profile
    * Beautiful Clean Fencelines
    * Getting resistance on the non-cropping radar
    * No more high volatility 2,4-D ester
    * Contact

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  • Giving a Rats 5 Winter 2013

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    Date
    01.06.2013
    Region
    South, North

    In this issue
    • Glyphosate res ARG widespread in SA
    • Do Barnyard grass genes flow?
    • GR barnyard grass evolves separately
    • Inheritance of brome resistance
    • Is Harvest Weed Seed Mgmt 'A Goer'?
    • Weed Symposium
    • It Isn’t Just Jack Living Here In Arizona?
    • Survey of herbicides in US crops

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  • Giving a Rats 4 Autumn 2013

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    Date
    01.03.2013
    Region
    South, North

    Index for this issue

    * It has been a busy time...
    * RNA Interference technology (RNAi)
    * Stirlings Resistance Survey
    * "It won’t happen to me!" GR in the mallee
    * Glyphosate Resistance Confirmed in NZ
    * Northern Region Update
    * Ridding NZ of Glyphosate Resistance

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