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AuthorSamson, K
AuthorChandler, K
AuthorSallam, N
Date Accessioned2012-11-14
Date Available2012-11-14
AbstractThis project addressed the issue of canegrub management in new farming systems. Many cane growers are adopting or planning to adopt one or more components of 'new farming systems' - legume rotations, reduced tillage and controlled traffic - to improve the profitability and sustainability of their farms. Canegrubs can be a constraint on cane productivity in conventional systems if not managed appropriately. Changes to farming systems could have positive or negative impacts on canegrub populations and the damage they cause, and may require changes to management tactics.
Part of SeriesBSES Internal Report; 2010 No 1526 Report SD10004
SubjectCropping System
TitleOptimum canegrub management within new sustainable cropping systems : SRDC final report BSS266

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  • Pest, disease and weed management [179]
    Research outcomes: A comprehensive RD&E program that addresses existing and emerging pests, diseases and weeds, allowing sugarcane growers to manage their crops efficiently with minimal environmental impacts. An enhanced industry capacity to deal with incursions of exotic pests, diseases and weeds.

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