Jason Brand (SFS) Abby Griffin (Ag Vic) Claudia Higgins (SFS) Gina Kreeck (SFS) James Manson (SFS)
Southern Pulse Agronomy
To evaluate new breeding lines of faba beans for the Victorian high rainfall zone (HRZ).
Across four years of trials, PBA Samira and PBA Zahra appear to have consistently shown higher grain yields than older varieties in the Victorian HRZ.
PBA Bendoc, a new faba bean variety with Group B imidazoline herbicide tolerance, has been released. It was bred from Nura and PBA Samira, has similar flowering time and maturity to these varieties and has yielded similarly to PBA Samira in 2015-2018.
The breeding line AF11023 is a standout of the new breeding lines for the Victorian HRZ. It has yielded equal to or greater than PBA Samira and PBA Zahra and has a higher level of resistance to chocolate spot than either variety.
Lead research organisation
Host research organisation
Southern Farming Systems
Trial funding source
Trial funding source
Trial funding source
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
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.
NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
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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