Disc seeding systems and pre-emergent herbicides

Disc seeding systems and pre-emergent herbicides

Disc seeding system design and settings influence pre-emergent herbicide behaviour and can play a critical role in minimising crop damage.

Ideal set-up of disc seeding systems, to maximise weed control with pre-emergent herbicides whilst minimising crop damage, requires an understanding of how the products interact with the crop and the distribution of weed seeds in the seedbank, as well as knowledge of soil type, likely rainfall and surface residues. Using pre-emergent herbicides is not cut-and-dry!



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Changes to herbicide Mode of Action (MoA) names

The global MoA classification system is based on numerical codes which provides infinite capacity to accommodate new herbicide MoA coming to market, unlike the alphabetical codes currently used in Australia. Farming is becoming increasingly global. Farmers, agronomists and academics around the world are now, more than ever, sharing and accessing information to assist them to grow crops, while managing sustainability issues such as herbicide resistant weeds. It’s important then that the herbicide MoA classification system utilised in Australia be aligned with the global classification system. This will ensure more efficient farming systems into the future and allow Australian farmers and advisors to access the most up-to-date information relating to managing herbicide resistance. CropLife Australia is working with key herbicide resistance management experts, advisors and the APVMA to ensure farmers and agronomists are aware of the planned changes. The numerical classification system should be fully implemented by the end of 2024. You can find further information by reading the factsheet and visiting the CropLife website here.
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Sustainable glyphosate use in winter grain cropping systems in southern Australia

The number of glyphosate resistant weed species present in winter grain crops, along fencelines and in irrigation channels in Australia. You can reduce the risk of glyphosate resistance in weeds if you follow the recommended practices in this factsheet.
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Sustainable glyphosate use in Australian vegetable production

The number of glyphosate resistant weed species present in Australian vegetable production systems is increasing. You can reduce the risk of glyphosate resistance in weeds if you follow the recommended practices in this factsheet.
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Sustainable glyphosate use on roadsides, railways, public utilities and parks

The number of glyphosate resistant weed species present on Australian roadsides and railway lines is increasing. You can reduce the risk of glyphosate resistance in weeds if you follow the recommended practices in this factsheet.

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