Field peas - Ascochyta blight, HRZ South West


Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand and Tibebu Nigussie (DEDJTR), Christine Walela, Sarah Day, Amanda Pearce, Jenny Davidson, Andrew Ware and Larn McMurray (SARDI)
Year(s) 2016
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Site 1, Rokewood, VIC
Related trials
Field peas - Ascochyta blight, HRZ South West locations
  • To improve the success of early sown field pea varieties through identifying foliar fungicides strategies with higher levels of efficacy than the current foliar fungicide of mancozeb on blackspot.
Key messages
  • Application of fungicide profitably increased grain yield in some field pea varieties. A new fungicide product, similar to previous seasons is showing significant reductions in disease and concurrent increase in yield compared with the more traditional industry strategy using mancozeb. Similar to other field pea trials, P-Pickel T® reduced early growth of field peas.
Lead research organisation Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources VIC
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source SARDI
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00150
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy

We are grateful for the support we receive from the numerous commercial agronomists and seed commercialising companies.

Technical Support :

  • Jason Ellifson, Russel Argall, Ash Purdue, Mick Brady, Chris Davies (DEDJTR), Henk Venter, Cathy Fisher, Lee Davis, John Nairn (Clare, SA) and Leigh Davis (Minnipa Ag Centre, SA)

Industry Collaborators :

  • Matt Rodda, Garry Rosewarne and Helen Richardson (DEDJTR), Kristy Hobson (DPI NSW), Jeff Paull (University of Adelaide), Jenny Davidson, Rohan Kimber, (SARDI), Ashley Wallace (Regional Research Agronomist Program) and Southern Farming Systems for managing trials in SW Vic.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Field peas
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide
  • Fungicide: Type
  • Fungicide: Application
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Blocked

Rokewood 2016

Sow rate or Target density 40 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

36cm row spacing

Sow date 26 April 2016
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

100 kg/ha MAP (9.2, 20.2, 0, 2.7) + Zn (2.5)

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Trial last modified: 25-07-2019 10:40am AEST