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Timing the key to capitalising on chickpea prices

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Timing the key to capitalising on chickpea prices.. Timing will be particularly important when it comes to the management of diseases such as ascochyta blight and growers need to be proactive when it comes to applying prophylactic (preventional) fungicide sprays as there are no curative products available for ascochyta... Research supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and led by New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) senior plant pathologist Dr Kevin Moore found a significant jump in the incidence of ascochyta infection in 2014 chickpea crops in areas of NSW and Southern Queensland...