New Fungicides for Controlling Ascochyta in Chickpea

2018

Research organisatons
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Martin Harries, Mark Seymour, Stephanie Boyce DPIRD
Year(s) 2018
Contributor Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA
Trial location(s) MIG, WA
New Fungicides for Controlling Ascochyta in Chickpea locations
Aims

To investigate the efficacy of newly registered fungicides for control of ascochyta in chickpea.

Key messages
  • One or two well timed fungicide applications increased yield 10% and full control a further 15%.
  • Newer fungicides were more effective at supressing ascochyta but this did not translate to increased yield.
  • Further testing of new fungicides is required in more locations and seasons.
Lead research organisation Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA
Host research organisation Mingenew-Irwin Group
Trial funding source GRDC DAW00227
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

Thanks to DPIRD’s, Geraldton Research Support team for managing the trial. The Mingenew Irwin Group and Peter Mitchel for site management.


Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type Pulse: Chickpeas
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated
Sow rate or Target density 32p/m2
Sowing machinery

Cone Seeder.

Sow date 24 May 2018
Harvest date 24 October 2018
Plot size 10m x 2m
Plot replication 3
Plot blocking Not specified
Plot randomisation Not specified
Paddock history 2017 Wheat
Fertiliser Not specified
Herbicide Not specified
Insecticide Not specified
Fungicide Not specified
Pesticide Not specified
Soil amelioration Not specified
Seed treatment Not specified
Inoculant Not specified
Tillage Not specified
Other trial notes 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
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
MIG, WA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
MIG, WA Anthroposol
National soil grid Source
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

MIG WA 2018


Observed climate information
Rainfall avg ann (mm) 260mm
Rainfall avg gsr (mm) 208mm
Derived climate information
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BOM Data source MANARRA [837] 12km proximity to trial site location


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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.