Faba bean disease management, HRZ Western District (Cavendish), Victoria

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Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (SFS)
Abby Griffin (Ag Vic)
Claudia Higgins (SFS)
Gina Kreeck (SFS)
James Manson (SFS)
Year(s) 2018
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Cavendish, VIC
Faba bean disease management, HRZ Western District (Cavendish), Victoria locations

To test the disease management efficacy of a set of fungicide programs in faba beans in the Victorian high rainfall zone (HRZ).  

Key messages
  • There was low disease pressure in 2018 and there was no difference in grain yield between the nil control and various fungicide programs. 
Lead research organisation Agriculture Victoria
Host research organisation Southern Farming Systems
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00150
Trial funding source AgVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy

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

Cavendish 2018

Sow rate or Target density 29 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 20cm row spacing

Sow date 28 April 2018
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

60 kg/ha (MAP)

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Trial last modified: 27-08-2019 11:42am AEST