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Chickpea - overview

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" Print the page Ascochyta blight is a serious disease of chickpeas... Long-term tillage and rotation trials conducted by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries have shown that through the adoption of best management practice (BMP) and breaking cereal monocultures by allocating 15-20% of winter cropping area to chickpeas, leading growers in Queensland and New South Wales have seen an average increase of 1 t/ha in yield and 1% in grain protein content in their following wheat crops... Agronomic guidelines for best management practice are widely available through the websites and publications of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries and Pulse Australia...
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