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2016 GRDC Grains Research Updates


Thank you to all who attended the GRDC Grains Research Updates for 2016.

For further information please email researchupdates@giwa.org.au 

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2016 GRDC Grains Research Update Perth Program 2016 GRDC Grains Research Update Perth Program (37 KB)


GRDC Grains Research Update, Perth

Presented Papers

DAY 1

PLENARY 1

PLENARY 2

Weidemann, Andrew - Doing the right thing by our growers, markets and industry Weidemann, Andrew - Doing the right thing by our growers, markets and industry (330 KB)

Weidemann, Andrew - Recent industry monitoring data and commentary from National Residue Survey Weidemann, Andrew - Recent industry monitoring data and commentary from National Residue Survey (287 KB)

Three grain farmers on innovations and ideas of value PPT Three grain farmers on innovations and ideas of value PPT (2113 KB)

Saik Rob Agriculture Manifesto PPT Saik Rob Agriculture Manifesto PPT (3887 KB)

SESSION 1 - Crop Varieties

Tilbrook, Steven - 2015 Wheat NVT Trial Results Tilbrook, Steven - 2015 Wheat NVT Trial Results (194 KB)

Paynter, Blakely et al - National barley agronomy trial series Paynter, Blakely et al - National barley agronomy trial series (607 KB)

Paynter, Blakely et al - How much is the seed rate response Paynter, Blakely et al - How much is the seed rate response (404 KB)

Paynter, Blakely - Compass and La Trobe head to head from 25 to 400 plantsm2 at York in 2014 Paynter, Blakely - Compass and La Trobe head to head from 25 to 400 plantsm2 at York in 2014 (411 KB)

Paynter, Blakely et al - How much does seed rate influence barley’s performance Paynter, Blakely et al - How much does seed rate influence barley’s performance (902 KB)

Tilbrook Steven and Diffey Simon Wheat NVT results PPT Tilbrook Steven and Diffey Simon Wheat NVT results PPT (1373 KB)

Paynter Blakely WA Barley update PPT Paynter Blakely WA Barley update PPT (1182 KB)

Davey Matthew Canola NVT PPT Davey Matthew Canola NVT PPT (1740 KB)

 SESSION 2 - Soil & Nutrition

Davies, Stephen et al - Assessing options for managing water repellent gravels Davies, Stephen et al - Assessing options for managing water repellent gravels (317 KB)

Davies, Stephen et al- New opportunities for soil wetting agents on repellent soils Davies, Stephen et al- New opportunities for soil wetting agents on repellent soils (235 KB)

Easton, James - Acid soils. Is Gypsum part of the solution Easton, James - Acid soils. Is Gypsum part of the solution (235 KB)

Petersen, Liz - Economic analysis of the impacts and management of subsoil constraints Petersen, Liz - Economic analysis of the impacts and management of subsoil constraints (137 KB)

Petersen Elizabeth Economic analysis of the impacts and management PPT Petersen Elizabeth Economic analysis of the impacts and management PPT (719 KB)

Davies Stephen Options for managing PPT Davies Stephen Options for managing PPT (1342 KB)

Easton James Soil Acidity Can Gypsum Increase PPT Easton James Soil Acidity Can Gypsum Increase PPT (983 KB)

SESSION 3 - Weeds

Preston, Christopher et al - Managing Clethodim Resistant Annual Ryegrass Preston, Christopher et al - Managing Clethodim Resistant Annual Ryegrass (170 KB)

Newman, Peter - Hand weeding of wild radish – sometimes cheaper than spraying Newman, Peter - Hand weeding of wild radish – sometimes cheaper than spraying (136 KB)

Newman, Peter et al - Three reasons why mix and rotate herbicides is better than just rotate Newman, Peter et al - Three reasons why mix and rotate herbicides is better than just rotate (309 KB)

Powles Stephen Herbicide resistance PPT Powles Stephen Herbicide resistance PPT (949 KB)

Preston Christopher Managing Clethodim resistant ryegrass PPT Preston Christopher Managing Clethodim resistant ryegrass PPT (964 KB)

Newman Peter Mix and rotate herbicides PPT Newman Peter Mix and rotate herbicides PPT (1531 KB)

SESSION 4 - Grains industry

Cattle, Nathan et al- Putting a dollar value on best practice grain selling Cattle, Nathan et al- Putting a dollar value on best practice grain selling (286 KB)

Cattle Nathan Putting dollar value on best practice selling PPT Cattle Nathan Putting dollar value on best practice selling PPT (1342 KB)

Stead David & Riddle Richard Making sense of data PPT Stead David & Riddle Richard Making sense of data PPT (2931 KB)

Jeffries Steve Breeding for grower profit PPT Jeffries Steve Breeding for grower profit PPT (1706 KB)

SESSION 5 - Soils & Nutrition

Scanlan, Craig et al - The interaction between soil pH and phosphorus fertilizer is dynamic Scanlan, Craig et al - The interaction between soil pH and phosphorus fertilizer is dynamic (507 KB)

Barton, Louise et al - Where does the nitrogen go Barton, Louise et al - Where does the nitrogen go (206 KB)

Blackwell, Paul et al - Deeper ripping and topsoil slotting Blackwell, Paul et al - Deeper ripping and topsoil slotting (616 KB)

Scanlan Craig Large increases in soil pH PPT Scanlan Craig Large increases in soil pH PPT (1008 KB)

Barton Louise Where does nitrogen go PPT Barton Louise Where does nitrogen go PPT (1688 KB)

Blackwell Paul et al Deeper ripping and topsoil slotting PPT Blackwell Paul et al Deeper ripping and topsoil slotting PPT (1788 KB)

SESSION 6 - Farming Systems

McDonald, Glenn et al - Characterising varietal responses of wheat to drought tolerance McDonald, Glenn et al - Characterising varietal responses of wheat to drought tolerance (525 KB)

Troup, Georgina et al - Response of Bannister and Williams oat varieties to sowing date and nitrogen Troup, Georgina et al - Response of Bannister and Williams oat varieties to sowing date and nitrogen (597 KB)

Troup, Georgina et al - Response of Bannister and Williams oats to sowing date and plant density Troup, Georgina et al - Response of Bannister and Williams oats to sowing date and plant density (646 KB)

Troup Georgie & Butcher Trent Oat agronomy PPT Troup Georgie & Butcher Trent Oat agronomy PPT (1459 KB)

McDonald Glenn Characterising varietal responses PPT McDonald Glenn Characterising varietal responses PPT (1326 KB)

SESSION 7 - Diseases

Tucker, Madeline et al - Wheat Powdery Mildew – Using New Methodology Tucker, Madeline et al - Wheat Powdery Mildew – Using New Methodology (382 KB)

Hills, Andrea et al - Yield response to fungicide control of barley Hills, Andrea et al - Yield response to fungicide control of barley (447 KB)

Beard Ciara Powdery mildew paper GRDC Grains Research Updates 2016 Beard Ciara Powdery mildew paper GRDC Grains Research Updates 2016 (483 KB)

Roper, Margaret et al - Broad spectrum suppression of wheat and canola fungal diseases Roper, Margaret et al - Broad spectrum suppression of wheat and canola fungal diseases (633 KB)

Tucker Madeline Wheat powdery mildew PPT Tucker Madeline Wheat powdery mildew PPT (659 KB)

Hills Andrea Yield response to fungicide control PPT Hills Andrea Yield response to fungicide control PPT (912 KB)

Roper Margaret Suppression of wheat and canola PPT Roper Margaret Suppression of wheat and canola PPT (2023 KB)

SESSION 8 - Grain industry

Kingwell Ross Is the Ukraine a steppe ahead Kingwell Ross Is the Ukraine a steppe ahead (1371 KB)


White Giumelli New machinery and equipment ideas PPT White Giumelli New machinery and equipment ideas PPT (1871 KB)


SESSION 9 - Farming Systems

Lawes, Roger - Taking a long term view of crop rotation pays off Lawes, Roger - Taking a long term view of crop rotation pays off (285 KB)

Flower, Ken et al- Long-term effect of rotation, residue retention and rainfall on wheat Flower, Ken et al- Long-term effect of rotation, residue retention and rainfall on wheat (483 KB)

Lawes Roger Taking a long term view PPT Lawes Roger Taking a long term view PPT (629 KB)

Flower Ken et all Rainfall, rotation PPT Flower Ken et all Rainfall, rotation PPT (957 KB)

SESSION 10 - Farming Systems

Isbister, Bindi et al- The changing options for soil compaction management in the WA wheatbelt Isbister, Bindi et al- The changing options for soil compaction management in the WA wheatbelt (303 KB)

Ryan, Liam et al - Leveraging Twitter for better engagement with research outcomes Ryan, Liam et al - Leveraging Twitter for better engagement with research outcomes (538 KB)

Isbister Bindi Changing options for soil compaction PPT Isbister Bindi Changing options for soil compaction PPT (1901 KB)

Ryan Liam Twitter PPT Ryan Liam Twitter PPT (1666 KB)

SESSION 11 - GRDC Backchat

SESSION 12 - Climate Adaptation

Fisher, James et al - Economic analyses of cropping options in future climates Fisher, James et al - Economic analyses of cropping options in future climates (224 KB)

Stephens David Mediterranean Climate PPT Stephens David Mediterranean Climate PPT (1760 KB)

Fisher James Economic analyses PPT Fisher James Economic analyses PPT (844 KB)

SESSION 13 - PESTS & DISEASES

Micic, Svetlana et al - Reassessing canola yield loss to aphids Micic, Svetlana et al - Reassessing canola yield loss to aphids (350 KB)

Park, Robert et al - New cereal rusts in WA and implications for management Park, Robert et al - New cereal rusts in WA and implications for management (428 KB)

Micic, Svetlana et al Reassessing canola yield loss PPT Micic, Svetlana et al Reassessing canola yield loss PPT (1426 KB)

Park Robert new cereal rusts PPT Park Robert new cereal rusts PPT (1797 KB)

SESSION 14 - WEEDS

SESSION 15 - FARMING SYSTEMS

Shackley, Brenda et al - Early sown wheat – opportunities and risks Shackley, Brenda et al - Early sown wheat – opportunities and risks (408 KB)

Sharma, Darshan et al- Choosing crop variety for dry sown wheat crops Sharma, Darshan et al- Choosing crop variety for dry sown wheat crops (243 KB)

Fletcher, Andrew et al - Why are WA farmers early sowing-dry sowing Fletcher, Andrew et al - Why are WA farmers early sowing-dry sowing (195 KB)

Shackely Brenda Sharma Darshan What wheat PPT Shackely Brenda Sharma Darshan What wheat PPT (2034 KB)

Fletcher Andrew Why are farmers sowing PPT Fletcher Andrew Why are farmers sowing PPT (898 KB)

SESSION 16 - TIPS FOR AGRONOMISTS & GROWER GROUPS

SESSION 17 - AGRONOMY

Zhang, Heping - Canola hybrids vs OPs. which one wins and where Zhang, Heping - Canola hybrids vs OPs. which one wins and where (314 KB)

Bucat, Jackie et al - Open pollinated canola better option Bucat, Jackie et al - Open pollinated canola better option (311 KB)

Zhang Heping Hybrid v OP canola PPT Zhang Heping Hybrid v OP canola PPT (865 KB)

Bucat Jackie Is retained hybrid TT PPT Bucat Jackie Is retained hybrid TT PPT (1531 KB)

SESSION 18 - PESTS & DISEASES

McCauley, Rosalie et al - The world’s first Biosecurity Blitz McCauley, Rosalie et al - The world’s first Biosecurity Blitz (454 KB)

Russell, Jeff - Reporting plant pests in the WA Grains industry Russell, Jeff - Reporting plant pests in the WA Grains industry (177 KB)

Russell Jeff and McCauley Rosalie Biosecurity Blitz PPT Russell Jeff and McCauley Rosalie Biosecurity Blitz PPT (1754 KB)

Micic, Svetlana et al - Update on redlegged earth mite resistance Micic, Svetlana et al - Update on redlegged earth mite resistance (162 KB)

 

Micic Svetlana Stopping the menace PPT Micic Svetlana Stopping the menace PPT (1268 KB)

PLENARY 3

Turpin Bret Farming Automation PPT Turpin Bret Farming Automation PPT (2538 KB)

Bate Andrew Swarm Farming PPT Bate Andrew Swarm Farming PPT (889 KB)

FOCUS SESSIONS

Early Sowing and Frost Focus Session 3 REPORT Early Sowing and Frost Focus Session 3 REPORT (821 KB)

 

Biddulph Ben Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT Biddulph Ben Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT (2418 KB)

 

Fletcher Andrew Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT Fletcher Andrew Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT (1448 KB)

 

Nicol Dion Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT Nicol Dion Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT (3811 KB)

 

Roberts Peter Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT Roberts Peter Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT (2039 KB)

 

Sharma Darshan Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT Sharma Darshan Early Sowing Focus Session 3 PPT (1888 KB)

Papers submitted but not presented. (Note: Includes papers that may be the subject of oral presentations in a Focus Sessions or which contain supporting information for a Focus Session) at the 2016 GRDC Grains Research Update, Perth:

Amjad, Mohammad et al - Controlling fleabane Amjad, Mohammad et al - Controlling fleabane (200 KB)

Amjad, Mohammad et al - Controlling sowthistle an emerging summer weed Amjad, Mohammad et al - Controlling sowthistle an emerging summer weed (253 KB)

Butler, Alice et al - Grower Tools, Yield predictive devices for making in-season management Butler, Alice et al - Grower Tools, Yield predictive devices for making in-season management (450 KB)

Congdon, Benjamin et al - Pea seed-borne mosaic virus Congdon, Benjamin et al - Pea seed-borne mosaic virus (180 KB)

Crabtree, Bill - Farmer GM canola adoption strategies in dry farming systems Crabtree, Bill - Farmer GM canola adoption strategies in dry farming systems (463 KB)

Crabtree, Bill et al - Lime without tillage works Crabtree, Bill et al - Lime without tillage works (297 KB)

Curry, Jeremy et al - Response of barley varieties to delays in harvest date Curry, Jeremy et al - Response of barley varieties to delays in harvest date (487 KB)

Davey, Tim et al - Reduced Harvest Losses Using PodGuard Canola Davey, Tim et al - Reduced Harvest Losses Using PodGuard Canola (336 KB)

D'Emden et al - Nitrous oxide emissions vary more by soil type than nitrogen rate in a dryland broad D'Emden et al - Nitrous oxide emissions vary more by soil type than nitrogen rate in a dryland broad (527 KB)

Davies, Stephen et al - New opportunities for soil wetting agents on repellent soils Davies, Stephen et al - New opportunities for soil wetting agents on repellent soils (235 KB)

Dhammu, Harmohinder et al - Herbicide tolerance of PBA Jurien a new narrow leafed lupin variety Dhammu, Harmohinder et al - Herbicide tolerance of PBA Jurien a new narrow leafed lupin variety (208 KB)

Dhammu, Harmohinder et al - Tolerance of Hyola 525RT canola to glyphosate mixes Dhammu, Harmohinder et al - Tolerance of Hyola 525RT canola to glyphosate mixes (369 KB)

Dolling, Perry et al - Cropping kikuyu pastures – a case study from Wellstead Dolling, Perry et al - Cropping kikuyu pastures – a case study from Wellstead (193 KB)

Dhammu, Harmohinder, et al - Shallow seeding could lead to herbicide damage in wheat Dhammu, Harmohinder, et al - Shallow seeding could lead to herbicide damage in wheat (281 KB)

Farre, Imma et al - A simple framework for profitable fertiliser use in wheat Farre, Imma et al - A simple framework for profitable fertiliser use in wheat (296 KB)

Fisher, James et al - Network analysis a first for grains industry Fisher, James et al - Network analysis a first for grains industry (202 KB)

Galloway, Jean et al - Less yellow spot in wheat- progress towards a decision support tool Galloway, Jean et al - Less yellow spot in wheat- progress towards a decision support tool (302 KB)

Gherardi, Mark et al - Phosphorus response in the eastern wheat belt highlight challenges in applyin Gherardi, Mark et al - Phosphorus response in the eastern wheat belt highlight challenges in applyin (355 KB)

Grover, Samantha et al - Claying reduces residue mineralisation - a win for crops and soil carbon Grover, Samantha et al - Claying reduces residue mineralisation - a win for crops and soil carbon (341 KB)

Gleeson, Deirdre et al - Soil inversion, good for yield but what happens to soil microbes Gleeson, Deirdre et al - Soil inversion, good for yield but what happens to soil microbes (284 KB)

Hagan, James - 5 years of paddock rotations in medium rainfall WA (EOI W9) Hagan, James - 5 years of paddock rotations in medium rainfall WA (EOI W9) (240 KB)

Hall, David et al - Preliminary results from tillage and lime effects on acidic sands Hall, David et al - Preliminary results from tillage and lime effects on acidic sands (201 KB)

Harries, Martin et al - Canola variety by time of sowing in the Northern Region Harries, Martin et al - Canola variety by time of sowing in the Northern Region (225 KB)

Harries, Martin et al - Precision placement of canola seed, can we get the same or better yield from Harries, Martin et al - Precision placement of canola seed, can we get the same or better yield from (321 KB)

Harries, Martin et al - wide rows dont work for albus lupins Harries, Martin et al - wide rows dont work for albus lupins (222 KB)

Hashem, Abul et al - Controlling button grass (Dactyloctenium radulans) an emerging summer weed in t Hashem, Abul et al - Controlling button grass (Dactyloctenium radulans) an emerging summer weed in t (151 KB)

Hashem, Abul et al - Emerging summer weeds are spreading far and wide Hashem, Abul et al - Emerging summer weeds are spreading far and wide (2611 KB)

Hashem, Abul et al - Controlling tar vine (Boerhavia coccinea) an emerging summer weed in the Wester Hashem, Abul et al - Controlling tar vine (Boerhavia coccinea) an emerging summer weed in the Wester (318 KB)

Hashem, Abul et al - Utilising crop competition for weed management in the wheatbelt of Western Aust Hashem, Abul et al - Utilising crop competition for weed management in the wheatbelt of Western Aust (179 KB)

Khangura, Ravjit et al - Fungicide options and optimal spray timings Khangura, Ravjit et al - Fungicide options and optimal spray timings (228 KB)

Holmes, Karen et al - Which soil amelioration trials are relevant to my farm. How a new type of soil Holmes, Karen et al - Which soil amelioration trials are relevant to my farm. How a new type of soil (1111 KB)

Milne, Robert - Online Farm Trials (OFT) – A national grains research information resource Milne, Robert - Online Farm Trials (OFT) – A national grains research information resource (434 KB)

Moore, John et al - Effect of nozzle choice on pest and disease control Moore, John et al - Effect of nozzle choice on pest and disease control (34 KB)

Moore, John et al - Innovative detection of small pointed snails Moore, John et al - Innovative detection of small pointed snails (162 KB)

Moore, John et al - Using microwaves for control of slugs and snails Moore, John et al - Using microwaves for control of slugs and snails (111 KB)

Moore, John et al - Where Does Your Spray Go Moore, John et al - Where Does Your Spray Go (105 KB)

Pathan, Shahab et al - Non-cracking clay amendment of yellow acid sand to improve soil physical and Pathan, Shahab et al - Non-cracking clay amendment of yellow acid sand to improve soil physical and (137 KB)

Rodda, Matthew et al - Herbicide tolerant lentil varieties - a boost for reliable lentil production Rodda, Matthew et al - Herbicide tolerant lentil varieties - a boost for reliable lentil production (272 KB)

Severtson, Dusty et al - Using UAV-acquired multi-spectral imagery to detect potassium deficiency an Severtson, Dusty et al - Using UAV-acquired multi-spectral imagery to detect potassium deficiency an (220 KB)

Sherriff, Matt - Improving Crop Establishment with In-furrow Liquids Sherriff, Matt - Improving Crop Establishment with In-furrow Liquids (390 KB)

Smith, Rosemary et al - Wheat variety performance at sodic dispersive sites in Merredin and Katannin Smith, Rosemary et al - Wheat variety performance at sodic dispersive sites in Merredin and Katannin (108 KB)

Tepper, Graeme et al - Managing Temperature Inversion Risk Tepper, Graeme et al - Managing Temperature Inversion Risk (170 KB)

Thorpe, Manjusha - Optimising Researchers Performance - Capacity Buidling for the WA Grains Industry Thorpe, Manjusha - Optimising Researchers Performance - Capacity Buidling for the WA Grains Industry (249 KB)

Trainor, Georgia - Are we influencing you Trainor, Georgia - Are we influencing you (196 KB)

Trainor Georgia et al Achieving practice change Trainor Georgia et al Achieving practice change (376 KB)

Valentine, Christiaan et al - Sowing serradella into sub-tropical pastures, a three-year rotation Valentine, Christiaan et al - Sowing serradella into sub-tropical pastures, a three-year rotation (655 KB)

Valentine, Christiaan et al - Lupin Yield when Sown into Established Perennial Grass Valentine, Christiaan et al - Lupin Yield when Sown into Established Perennial Grass (137 KB)


Regional Presentations - Yuna

Alderman Rob Agronomy Outlooks 20152016 PPT Alderman Rob Agronomy Outlooks 20152016 PPT (2634 KB)

Stephens Dr David Changing Climatic Conditions in NAR PPT Stephens Dr David Changing Climatic Conditions in NAR PPT (2212 KB)

Davey Matt 2015 NVT Wheat Trial Results PPT Davey Matt 2015 NVT Wheat Trial Results PPT (1576 KB)

Preston Dr Chris Glyphosate Resistant RT Canola PPT Preston Dr Chris Glyphosate Resistant RT Canola PPT (941 KB)

Turpin Bret Farming Automation Technologies PPT Turpin Bret Farming Automation Technologies PPT (2093 KB)

Zaicou Christine Time of Sowing Trial PPT Zaicou Christine Time of Sowing Trial PPT (1595 KB)

Rebetzke Dr Greg Effect of heat on Wheat Devel and Phenology PPT Rebetzke Dr Greg Effect of heat on Wheat Devel and Phenology PPT (1572 KB)

Isbister Bindi Deep Ripping Success Stories PPT Isbister Bindi Deep Ripping Success Stories PPT (1508 KB)

Smallwood Robert Telecommunications Whats Happening PPT Smallwood Robert Telecommunications Whats Happening PPT (1417 KB)

Parker Wayne Lime Incorp Trial Kirra Plains PPT Parker Wayne Lime Incorp Trial Kirra Plains PPT (1622 KB)

Gillet Nick Nuffield Max Water Use PPT Gillet Nick Nuffield Max Water Use PPT (1854 KB)

French Dr Bob Canola Precision Planting PPT French Dr Bob Canola Precision Planting PPT (852 KB)

Regional Presentations - Katanning

Johnston Braden Pastures benefiting PPT Regional Johnston Braden Pastures benefiting PPT Regional (905 KB)

Micic Svetlana Slugs and snails PPT Regional Micic Svetlana Slugs and snails PPT Regional (1075 KB)

Poole Chris Options to tackle sub-clover PPT Regional Poole Chris Options to tackle sub-clover PPT Regional (1882 KB)

Regional Presentations - Merredin

Doug McGinness Kwinana East Regional Open PPT Doug McGinness Kwinana East Regional Open PPT (1856 KB)


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