COMPETITIVE WHEAT... CSIRO research geneticist Dr Greg Rebetzke (middle) with AGT breeders Russell Eastwood and Brett Irons, taking a look at specially-bred wheat varieties which can compete better against weeds such as annual ryegrass. COMPETITIVE WHEAT... CSIRO research geneticist Dr Greg Rebetzke (middle) with AGT breeders Russell Eastwood and Brett Irons, taking a look at specially-bred wheat varieties which can compete better against weeds such as annual ryegrass. PHOTO: CSIRO

More competitive wheat varieties on the way

WHEAT varieties which can compete better against weeds, such as the ­herbicide-resistant annual ryegrass, are one step closer.

Grains Research and Development Corporation has developed weed-competitive wheat lines which were delivered to commercial breeders for preliminary yield and quality ­testing last month.

The initiative is part of an investment to protect yields and reduce herbicide costs.

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