Authors: Amanda Cook1, Ben Fleet2 and Naomi Scholz1
1SARDI Minnipa Agricultural Centre, 2University of Adelaide
Research Team: Ian Richter
SARDI, Minnipa Agricultural Centre
Funded By: GRDC EPF00001
Project Title: Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble – upper Eyre Peninsula
Peer Review: Jessica Crettenden (SARDI)
Key Words: windrow burning, harvest weed seed control, burning weeds
- Cereal windrow burning achieved temperatures higher than those which would have resulted in high levels of weed seed mortality, except in paddocks which had 11 mm of rainfall the week before.
- The open paddock burn with a high stubble load had a quicker, faster burn but still achieved the necessary temperatures of 450OC for longer than 60 seconds.