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Can drones provide early warning of herbicide resistance?

Tristan Steventon, StevTech says ultra-high-resolution cameras on drones can rapidly map weeds for spray jobs and monitor changes over time. Read More...
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Do adjuvants boost herbicide efficacy?

Peter Jones, VICCHEM says it pays to have a good working knowledge of when and how to use adjuvant products with herbicides. Read More...
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Have we lost some key herbicides in the Northern region?

Dr Michael Widderick says the latest weed survey has uncovered increasing resistance to glyphosate, paraquat and 2,4-D in key weeds. Read More...
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What are some blue-sky weed control technologies?

Electric weeders, directed energy, gametocides and allelopathy are some promising new weed control methods. Read More...
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What are the options to manage glyphosate- and paraquat-resistant ryegrass?

Dr Roberto Busi, AHRI says annual ryegrass with resistance to both glyphosate and paraquat demands a change in fence line weed management. Read More...
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Is biological control of flaxleaf fleabane practical?

Biocontrol can potentially reduce the amount of flaxleaf fleabane seed produced and available to infest adjacent cropping areas. Read More...
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What’s the best PWM set-up for summer spraying?

Andrew Freeth says getting a PWM sprayer set-up right is essential to avoid poor application results, including underdosing. Read More...
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What are the economic benefits of diverse rotations?

Crop choice and rotation planning are very powerful weed control tactics, central to a biologically-robust and sustainable farming system. Read More...
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Can I take an integrated approach to summer fallow management?

The Big 6 still applies in the fallow phase to ensure you are building plenty of diversity into your weed management program. Read More...
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Can annual ryegrass be beaten in the Northern region?

Scout paddocks and farm borders for incursions of annual ryegrass and be aware of biosecurity hazards like contract machinery and hay. Read More...
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Does ambient temperature affect herbicide performance?

Applying herbicides outside the optimal temperature range is likely to contribute to a spray failure, even in susceptible populations. Read More...
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What is the value of fixed nitrogen for suppressing weeds?

Competition in crops after pulses is a major weed management benefit, and the direct weed control options in pulses have also improved. Read More...

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