Press wheels help establish summer crops

Garland, P.J. and Doyle, A.D. (1976) Press wheels help establish summer crops. Agricultural Gazette of the New South Wale, 87 (2). pp. 40-42.

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Poor establishment is a major problem of summer cropping in northwestern New South Woles. Sorghum establishment can be improved by using press wheels at planting (see "Press wheels improve sorghum establishment" in the February, 1975. Agricultural Gazette). Press wheels used correctly can improve field emergence, particularly under drying soil conditions. In this article we make practical suggestions on how to construct and use individual press wheels to improve summer crop establishment

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Agricultural Machinery Officer, Agricultural Research Centre, Tamworth
Subjects: Plant Production
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2012 05:04
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2012 05:05

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