Chickpeas - disease management (novel), MRZ Wimmera

2016

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, Rupanyup, VIC
Related trials
Chickpeas - disease management (novel), MRZ Wimmera locations
Aims
  • To evaluate potential new foliar fungicide spray strategies and varieties for management of aschochyta blight in chickpeas.
Key messages
  • Overall no fungicide treatment other than the fortnightly treatment of chlorothalonil did an adequate job in minimise disease and associated yield loss in the high rainfall season of 2016.
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
Acknowledgments

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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Method

Crop type Chickpeas
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide
  • Fungicide: Type
  • Fungicide: Application
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Rupanyup 2016

Sow rate or Target density 35 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

36cm row spacing

Sow date 16 May 2016
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

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

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