To test the yield response of six faba bean varieties across 4 different sowing times and two targeted plant populations in southern NSW.
Grain yields - The effects of variety, time of sowing, and plant population as single factors were found to be significant (P<0.005).
There also was a significant interaction of variety x time of sowing, and sowing time x plant population detected.
All other interactions were found not significant.
Lead research organisation
Southern Pulse Agronomy
Host research organisation
Trial funding source
Trial funding source
Trial funding source
Research staff: Jason Brand, Luke Gaynor, Mick Lines, Larn McMurray, Jenny Davidson, Andrew Ware, Trent Potter, Peter Matthews, Jason Ellifson, Justine Ellis, Gerard O’Connor, John Furner, Leigh Davis.
Co-operating staff: Russel Argall, Jenny Briggs, Jan Edwards, Matt Newell.
Industry Collaborators: Michael Materne and Tony Leonforte, Pulse Breeding Australia, DPI – Horsham Victoria; Kristy Hobson, Pulse Breeding Australia, DPI – Tamworth NSW; Jeff Paull, Pulse Breeding Australia, University of Adelaide South Australia; Wayne Hawthorne and Trevor Bray, Pulse Australia.
We are grateful for the support we receive from the numerous commercial agronomists and seed commercialising companies.
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.
Wagga Wagga NSW
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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