University of Adelaide researchers identify barley grass strategies

By Shannon Beattie
July 19 2022 - 5:00am
University of Adelaide researchers Ben Fleet (left) and Gurjeet Gill have shown growers can effectively target increasing numbers of late-germinating barley grass plants using a two-year management program of competitive crops, alternative sowing dates, herbicide-tolerant break crops and effective in-crop herbicides.

BARLEY grass often slips under the radar and pales in significance to annual ryegrass, however it is ranked in the top 10 weeds in Australian grain crops.

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