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Results tell chickpea establishment story

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Dr Kevin Moore, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) special plant pathologist (pulses and oilseeds), Tamworth, NSW says many 2011 chickpea crops had problems with establishment and seedling disease... "More than half the seed lots were infected with Botrytis and 89 per cent were colonised by other fungi," Dr Moore said... Dr Moore presented the findings to growers and agronomists at the recent round of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Updates and said the work highlighted the importance of proper seed treatment...
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