This trial is to be read in conjunction with the 'Introduction and Acknowledgments' and 'Seasonal Snapshot and Soil Characterisation' documents (under the 'Trial report and attachments' tab), as well as alongside related trials investigated within the broader Southern Pulse Agronomy project.
Jason Brand, Keshia Savage (DEDJTR), Christine Walela, Sarah Day, Amanda Pearce, Jenny Davidson, Andrew Ware, Larn McMurray (SARDI), Mark Richards, Eric Armstrong, Luke Gaynor, Karl Moore, Russell Pumpa and Jon Evans (NSW DPI)
|Contributor||Southern Pulse Agronomy|
Site 2, Curyo, VIC
A new isolate of ascochyta blight was discovered at Curyo in 2015 which has virulence on previously resistant chickpea varieties. Growers are encouraged to closely monitor all chickpea crops in 2016 and use a preventative fungicide strategy to minimise the risk of disease.
|Lead research organisation||
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources VIC
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||DEDJTRVic|
|Trial funding source||SARDI|
|Trial funding source||GRDC DAV00113|
Southern Pulse Agronomy
We sincerely want to thank and acknowledge all co-operators with whom we have worked with throughout the season, who have graciously allowed us to conducted trials on their land.
|Other trial partners||Pulse Breeding Australia, The University of Adelaide, Pulse Australia, Southern Farming Systems|
|Sow rate or Target density||35 plants/m2|
36cm row spacing
|Sow date||1 May 2015|
|Harvest date||Not specified|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
80kg/ha MAP (9.2, 20.2, 0, 2.7) + Zn (2.5)