Southern Pulse Agronomy

Southern Pulse Agronomy (SPA) has been a tri-state research program led by Agriculture Victoria Senior Research Agronomist, Dr Jason Brand, with funding from GRDC, DEDJTR-Vic, SARDI and NSW DPI that aims to increase farm profitability, reliability and profitability of pulses in southern Australia.

SPA continues to deliver the latest information on new pulse varieties and their integration with the latest farming systems. Key learnings from the SPA program also provide advice to breeding programs on how latest farm management practices may influence breeding needs for the future.

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Years: 2000 to 2018
297 published trials
56 trial sites
Southern Pulse Agronomy
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2 trials are CC BY 4.0
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To investigate the adaptability of a range of lentil varieties to varying plant densities and sowing dates.

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Sowing Sowing Rate Sowing Timing Variety Type
Pimpinio, VIC
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  • To establish agronomic guidelines for lentil time of sowing and seeding rate for current commercial lentil varieties alongside promising advanced breeding lines on an acidic, red-brown earth at Wagga Wagga, NSW. This information will be used to confirm and update current agronomic recommendations for lentil in this region.
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  • Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Sowing Sowing Rate Sowing Timing Variety Type
    Wagga Wagga, NSW Red sandy loam
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