With frost damage now estimated to be costing growers $360 million a year, the Australian National Frost Program (ANFP) is...
Efforts to eradicate wild radish have intensified on the property of Simon and Dahnie Smart at Chapman Valley, near Geraldton,...
Glyphosate-resistant fleabane and barnyard grass are now widespread in the northern cropping region...
Herbicide-resistant weeds represent the single largest threat to Australian and global food security – and cost Australian growers more than...
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PHOTO: Purdue Agricultural Communications US researchers have developed a new dicamba-resistant soybean, which is also resistant to glyphosate, as a replacement for solely glyphosate-resistant varieties that have come up against weeds resistance.
It took just five years for glyphosate to become almost useless for controlling the weed Palmer amaranth in sections of the US soybean and cotton industries.
Dr Damian Herde of the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) told workshop participants that there was a range of new material coming through breeding programs based on current commercial cultivars and recent additions
The University of Melbourne’s Dr Michael Nash says slug trials in the past year have shown baiting is still the best option for chemical control and grain growers should not skimp on bait rates.
GRDC-supported PhD student Mechelle Owen has built up one of the most comprehensive pictures of the spread of herbicide resistance over the past decade.
Four Year 11 and 12 agricultural science students from Downlands College, Toowoomba, Queensland, left the classroom behind for a day to attend the Dalby Research Update in March this year.
Cereal breeding company InterGrain has partnered with the GRDC and the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) to breed barley varieties that are well adapted to the northern barley growing region. Queensland DAFF is
Australian research shows that destroying weed seeds at harvest is a viable way to drive down the weed seedbank because ryegrass, wild radish, brome grass and wild oats retain their seeds until harvest.
An updated version of the Australian Dietary Guidelines released in February 2013 contains grains and legume research summaries to help inform healthy eating habits.
Twelve years of monitoring 30 commercial cropping paddocks containing herbicide-resistant annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum) has convinced Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative communications manager Peter Newman that an integrated weed