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Faba beans pass the low-rainfall test in NSW

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Faba beans pass the low-rainfall test in NSW.. Trials by the NSW Department of Primary Industries have demonstrated that compared with chickpeas, faba beans have the edge when it comes to nitrogen input, herbicide options, weed competition and disease resistance... The Murrays were also drawn to faba beans because they are easier to harvest than chickpeas and offer an opportunity to widen their sowing and harvesting windows, reducing the demand on labour and machinery at peak times...
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