To investigate pulse crops for Central Western NSW.
The potential advantages of growing pulse crops are well recognised, such as: increasing soil nitrogen,
breaking disease cycles for cereal crops, providing a high nitrogen feed grain and being a cash crop in their
own right. Field peas are well suited to the Central West and other pulses are useful, depending on pH,
drainage and weed control.
Lead research organisation
Central West Farming Systems
Host research organisation
Trial funding source
This article gives a summary of pulse research atGunningbland and Condobolin, funded by the Australian Pulse Co-operative Ltd, NSW Agriculture and Grains Research & Development Corporation over the period 1995 to 1997. The pulse crops covered include: field pea, chickpea, field bean and lupins.
Trial source data and summary not available Check the trial report PDF for trial results.
Derived climate information
No observed climate data available for this trial. Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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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