Chickpea Variety Specific Ascochyta Management


Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Martin Harries, Mark Seymour and Stephanie Boyce
Year(s) 2016
Contributor Department of Agriculture and Food WA
Trial location(s) , WA
Chickpea Variety Specific Ascochyta Management locations

To develop variety specific management packages for ascochyta blight of chickpea.

Key messages
  • New varieties have improved ascochyta resistance, but still need careful management.
  • Avoiding early infection is critical to managing ascochyta effectively.
  • A two spray fungicide strategy will provide reliable control.
Lead research organisation Department of Agriculture and Food WA
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC DAW00227
Related program N/A

Thanks to the Geraldton RSU for trial management and measurements and David Bagley and the MIG group for supplying the site.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Canola
Treatment type(s)
  • Inoculant: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated


Sow rate or Target density 32 plants/m2
Sow date 2 May 2016
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 10m x 2m
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
, WA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
, WA Sodosol
National soil grid Source
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties



Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.



Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from
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.

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Trial last modified: 31-07-2017 16:48pm AEST