Chickpea Ascochyta blight susceptibility, Mid North (Turretfield), South Australia

2012
CC BY 4.0

Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (DPIVic)
Year(s) 2012
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Turretfield, SA
Chickpea Ascochyta blight susceptibility, Mid North (Turretfield), South Australia locations
Aims
  • To evaluate ascochyta blight response of new varieties by comparing their susceptibility to known cultivars.
Key messages
  • A direct relationship between grain yield and ascochyta blight infection, and grain yields varying from 0.4t/ha (Howzat) to 2.45t/ha (PBA Slasher), highlight the achievements of the chickpea breeding program in developing varieties with improved ascochyta blight resistance.
  • The kabuli variety Genesis090 (rated as R) has the highest level of ascochyta blight resistance of all the varieties tested in this trial, supporting previous findings.
  • Despite higher levels of ascochyta blight infection, some desi varieties, including PBA Slasher, may have higher yield potential due to better general adaptation to South Australian growing environments eg earlier maturity and better tolerance to variable soil types.
Lead research organisation Department of Primary Industries VIC
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source DPIVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00113
Trial funding source DPI NSW
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy
Acknowledgments
  • Research staff: Jason Brand, Luke Gaynor, Mick Lines, Larn McMurray, Eric Armstrong, Jenny Davidson, Andrew Ware, Trent Potter, Jason Ellifson, Jennifer Briggs, Keisha Savage, Russel Argall, Ashley Purdue, Gerard O’Connor, Stuart Sherriff, Peter Maynard, John Nairn, Leigh Davis.
  • 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.

Other trial partners Pulse Breeding Australia, The University of Adelaide, Pulse Australia
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Method

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

Turretfield 2012

Sow date 31 May 2012
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
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Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Turretfield, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Turretfield, SA Chromosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Turretfield SA
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National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties

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Climate

Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Turretfield SA

NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
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Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

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.



Trial last modified: 26-06-2018 16:41pm AEST