Faba beans - disease management, 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
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Faba beans - disease management, HRZ South West locations
  • To investigate the efficacy of various foliar fungicide spray strategies to control fungal diseases in faba bean.
Key messages
  • Surprisingly, despite large differences in disease symptoms, there was no difference in grain yield between the disease management strategies and the control treatment at both sites.
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 SARDI
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Crop type Faba beans
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide
  • Fungicide: Type
  • Fungicide: Timing
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Blocked

Rokewood 2016

Sow rate or Target density 20 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)

Inoculant Trials was inoculated with ascochyta and botrytis on July 18 and Aug 4 at Rupanyup and 14 July at Rokewood using spore suspension
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Trial last modified: 25-07-2019 10:33am AEST