Wheat Northern Region - GrowNotes™
Published: 8 Feb 2016
The northern grains region is the largest Australian source of premium, hard, high-protein wheat for export and domestic use. Demand for feed grain from the region's livestock industry is a key driver of grain production. In Queensland, on average 80,000 ha is sown to wheat annually with about half destined for the export market and the a quarter each for domestic milling and for the feed grain industry.
- Planning/paddock preparation and planting
- Plant growth and physiology
- Nutrition and fertiliser
- Weed and insect control
- Nematode control
- Plant growth regulators and canopy management
- Crop desiccation and spray out
- Harvest and storage
- Environmental issues
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