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Yield of chickpea crop-topped at the right time to control weed seed set was 59% of the unsprayed control.
Kabuli chickpea provides a very profitable cropping option to Western Australian grain growers when produced under the right conditions and management.
In the Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA) kabuli chickpea is a high value, large seeded, good quality grain for domestic and export markets.
In the Ord River Irrigation Area (ORIA) kabuli chickpea is a high value industry producing large seeded, high quality grain for domestic and export markets.
Work is about to commence at several sites throughout the grainbelt on a new project to support the adoption of high value pulses in Western Australia.
Lentils are still a good option for growers to consider in future cropping programs on medium to heavy textured soils, with 2017 trials producing seed yields of 1.5t/ha or above.
There are many aspects to consider when seeding grain crops at the break of the season.
Grain growers searching for a profitable break crop will have an opportunity to integrate early sown field peas into their program, with research underway to develop an agronomic management package
The field pea agronomic package available to growers is one offering simplicity and reliability.
Field peas are not a technically difficult crop to grow. The following is a list of field pea management practices which are essential for a successful field pea crop.