Faba bean, disease management, HRZ Southern Wimmera (Telangatuk), Victoria

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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) Telangatuk, VIC
Faba bean, disease management, HRZ Southern Wimmera (Telangatuk), Victoria locations

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

Key messages
  • Despite very low disease pressure in 2018, there was a significant and profitable grain yield increase of between 40 and 55% with the use of fungicide strategies. 
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

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: Timing
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Telangatuk 2018

Sow rate or Target density 20 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 25.4cm row spacing

Sow date 1 May 2018
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

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

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Trial last modified: 22-08-2019 13:58pm AEST