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Catalogue: Grains Notes DEPI VIC
A brief outline of the key techniques required for the successful production of faba bean relevant to potential new growers is provided... Faba bean tolerates water logging better than other grain legumes such as chickpeas, field peas, lupins and lentils... Open front headers give the best results for harvesting of faba bean and harvest should begin while stems are still a slightly green colour...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New faba bean in a class of its own A unique and superior new faba bean variety developed for production in southern Australia is expected to appeal to the major Egyptian market due to its large size and quality characteristics... Developed by the Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) faba bean breeding program, led by the University of Adelaide, PBA Rana represents a new grain quality category for Australian faba bean production... The seed of PBA Rana is larger than current faba bean varieties and no other major faba bean exporter is producing a bean of comparable size and quality...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New faba bean in a class of its own A unique and superior new faba bean variety developed for production in southern Australia is expected to appeal to the major Egyptian market due to its large size and quality characteristics... Developed by the Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) faba bean breeding program, led by the University of Adelaide, PBA Rana represents a new grain quality category for Australian faba bean production... The seed of PBA Rana is larger than current faba bean varieties and no other major faba bean exporter is producing a bean of comparable size and quality...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The -Better Break Crops - advancing broadleaf cropping- project aims to increase the adoption of broadleaf crops and improved sustainability of Australian farming systems by those growers not optimising their broadleaf rotation through the provision of support services to the GRDC-s Crop Sequencing Initiative and associated activities... For growers, understanding and gaining the ability to meet market supply and demand and genuine market place quality requirements is one of several significant but inter-related factors affecting grower decision making... Market updates help keep finger on the pulse..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Management honed by front-row research seat.. The Lucindale farm run by the Hocking family in South Australia is a hive of ingenuity; partly inspired by the interest they have in the many research trials they host.. Owners: Hartley and Viv Hocking, Brad and Nicole Hocking Location: Conmurra, South Australia Area: 1800 hectares (plus 520ha at West Avenue managed by daughter Vanessa and son-in-law Shane Clarke) Enterprise: cropping and livestock Crops: 770ha, mainly feed wheat ( Manning , SQP Revenue , Brennan ) and broad beans (Aquadulce), some canola and spring barley (to clean up paddocks with broadleaf weeds) Livestock: 1000 Merino ewes, 2400 first-cross ewes (Merino x Border Leicester) producing prime lambs, 130 cattle...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Extra fungicide option for controlling rust in faba beans.. Faba bean growers in the southern cropping region can now access another chemical option for the control of rust in their crops... The GRDC project aims to improve the number of pest and disease management options available to growers of minor grains and oilseed crops, ensuring that growers have access to a variety of sustainable pest and disease management tools that aid long-term competitiveness and are cost effective...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New faba bean in a class of its own A unique and superior new faba bean variety developed for production in southern Australia is expected to appeal to the major Egyptian market due to its large size and quality characteristics... Developed by the Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) faba bean breeding program, led by the University of Adelaide, PBA Rana represents a new grain quality category for Australian faba bean production... The seed of PBA Rana is larger than current faba bean varieties and no other major faba bean exporter is producing a bean of comparable size and quality...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Extra fungicide option for controlling rust in faba beans.. Faba bean growers in Western Australia can now access another chemical option for the control of rust in their crops... The GRDC project aims to improve the number of pest and disease management options available to growers of minor grains and oilseed crops, ensuring that growers have access to a variety of sustainable pest and disease management tools that aid long-term competitiveness and are cost effective...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
When assessing nodules for chickpeas, plants that have nodules similar to those in the top two photos will not be adequately fixing nitrogen... Plants with nodule numbers similar to the bottom two photos will have adequate nitrogen fixation... Growers should look for: the number of nodules and their location on the plant: nodules around the crown of the plant (where root meets shoot), where the seed and inoculant would have been, and down the tap root and along lateral roots...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
When assessing nodules for chickpeas, plants that have nodules similar to those in the top two photos will not be adequately fixing nitrogen... Plants with nodule numbers similar to the bottom two photos will have adequate nitrogen fixation... Growers should look for: the number of nodules and their location on the plant: nodules around the crown of the plant (where root meets shoot), where the seed and inoculant would have been, and down the tap root and along lateral roots...
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