Trevor Bretag (DPI)
Michael Materne (DPI)
Mary Raynes (DPI)
|Contributor||Birchip Cropping Group|
To investigate new faba bean varieties.
Fiesta VF is a reliable faba bean variety suitable for most areas of Victoria. Fiord, Barkool and Ascot are also good varieties for short season environments of Victoria. Ascot produces high quality grain but yields less than Fiesta VF. The later flowering variety Manafest, which is moderately resistant to chocolate spot but is susceptible to ascochyta blight, yields best in the high rainfall areas of south west Victoria.
|Lead research organisation||N/A|
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC|
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC),
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Trial design||Not applicable|
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|Harvest date||Not specified|
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SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
Jeffrey, S.J., Carter, J.O., Moodie, K.B. and Beswick, A.R. (2001). Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data , Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 16/4, pp 309-330. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1.