Chickpea, sowing time HRZ Western District (Inverleigh), Victoria

2018
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Research organisatons
Funding sources

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) Inverleigh, VIC
Chickpea, sowing time HRZ Western District (Inverleigh), Victoria locations
Aims

To evaluate autumn or spring sowing for chickpea varieties in the Victorian high rainfall zone (HRZ). 

Key messages
  • Autumn-sown chickpea had grain yields of up to 1.3t/ha c.f. with 0.2t/ha for spring sowing. Neelam was the highest yielding variety autumn sown.  
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
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 Chickpeas
Treatment type(s)
  • Sowing: Timing
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Inverleigh 2018

Sow rate or Target density 24 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 20cm row spacing

Sow date May 15, August 27
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

60kg/ha (MAP)

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Trial last modified: 27-08-2019 13:57pm AEST