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Coffee plantations with one row showing bare earth and the next row showing green cover crops.

Multispecies cover crops in subtropical horticultural plantations

Multispecies cover crops have been a hot topic of conversation in the world of horticulture, due to their perceived ability to sequester carbon, break up the soil with large tap roots and improve biodiversity on farms. But where is the proof this actually works? Southern Cross University’s Professor Terry Rose is at the forefront of […]

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WA cropping group trials regenerative alternative to herbicides

Could new research by Southern Cross University provide the evidence for WA cropping groups to use less chemicals in favour of regenerative practices? Western Australian cropping systems typically involve a summer fallow kept free of weeds using herbicides due to concerns that the use of stored soil moisture by weeds over summer may impact on

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