Final Reports

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Recently Published

CSV15 - Management of mouse plagues based on monitoring and predictive models

Mouse plagues are a national problem causing high economic losses to grain growers, major social problems and environmental problems through extensive use of chemicals. The issue of chemical residues puts at risk important export markets.

CUR7 - Indian Mustard (Brassica juncea) - A better adapted alternative crop to Canola in the low rainfall cropping regions of Western Australia

Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) was considered a potential 'new' crop suitable for the low rainfall cropping regions of the Western Australian (WA) grainbelt. Mustard produces a high quality oil and has a number of important agronomic advantages over canola.

UM142 - Reducing economic loss from blackleg in canola through improved stubble and rotation management

The area of canola under cultivation in Australia increased from 100,000 ha in 1990 to 1.8 million ha in 1999, with 1.1 million ha sown in 2003. Blackleg, caused by the fungus Leptosphaeria maculans, is the most important disease of canola with widespread epidemics destroying the fledgling Australian industry in the early 1970s.

BDA1 - Value Chain Research - Laying the Foundation for Australian Wheat Growers

Introduction The task BDA Group, in association with Storey Marketing Services,  firmly believes that Australian grain growers are well placed to develop strategic alliances along the value chain.

BRI77 - Go Grains - Grains Nutrition and Education

Go Grains was proposed as a new initiative in 1998, operating in an area in which the GRDC did not have substantial previous investment. It is the first coordinated attempt by the grains industry to influence consumption of grains and pulses and provides an excellent and unique forum for grain-based food industry participation.

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GRDC Themes

Meeting Market Requirements
Improving Crop Yield
Protecting Your Crop
Advancing Profitable Farming Systems
Improving Your Farm Resource Base
Building Skills and Capacity

Agro-economic Zones

Map List
QLD Burdekin Zone
QLD Atherton Zone
QLD Central Zone
SE Qld, NE NSW Zone
SW Qld, NW NSW Zone
NSW Central Zone
NSW-VIC Slopes Zone
VIC High Rainfall Zone
VIC, SA Mallee Zone
VIC, SA Bordertown Wimmera Zone
SA Midnorth-Lower, Yorke, Eyre Zone
TAS Grain Growing Zones
WA Northern Zone
WA Central Zone
WA Eastern Zone
WA Sandplain Zone
WA Mallee Zone
WA Ord Zone