Faba bean, disease management, MRZ Wimmera (Horsham), Victoria

2018
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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (Ag Vic)
Joshua Fanning (Ag Vic)
Abby Griffin (Ag Vic)
Tibebu Nigussie (Ag Vic)
Year(s) 2018
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Horsham, VIC
Faba bean, disease management, MRZ Wimmera (Horsham), Victoria locations
Aims

To evaluate potential of foliar fungicide spray strategies, new breeding lines and varieties for management of fungal diseases in faba bean. 

Key messages
  • Disease was not an issue in 2018 due to very dry seasonal conditions. There was no difference in grain yield between the disease management strategies, and the varieties and breeding lines.  
Lead research organisation Agriculture Victoria
Host research organisation Agriculture Victoria
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00150
Trial funding source AgVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy
Acknowledgments

Please see the 'Introduction and Acknowledgments' document, under the 'Trial report and attachments' tab. 


Other trial partners South Australian Research and Development Institute, Birchip Cropping Group, Frontier Farming Systems and Southern Farming Systems
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Method

Crop type Faba beans
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Horsham 2018

Sow rate or Target density 20 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 36cm row spacing

Sow date 22 May 2018
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

80 kg/ha (MAP (9.2, 20.2, 0, 2.7) + Zn (2.5))

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Trial last modified: 22-08-2019 10:01am AEST