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Are farmers empowered? The role of empowerment in farmer decision making about weed and invertebrate management

Major, Thomas Jason


This research investigates how Australian broadacre farmers make decisions about weed and invertebrate management in the context of two science-based agronomic strategies, Integrated Weed Management (IWM) and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). A principle purpose of IWM and IPM is to slow the incidence of and better manage chemical resistance. Research indicates that chemical resistance in weeds and invertebrate pests in broadacre farming continues to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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