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Faba beans have the added benefit in that they also complement the logistical challenges of the broad acre farming systems of the region... Faba beans provide an option to plant early (late March to late April) and harvest early (late September to mid October), which will broaden the windows of sowing and harvest... The major drawback of faba beans as a rotation crop is that the one year gross margin (not taking any rotational effects into account) is generally much lower than can be expected from chickpeas...
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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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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... While other products are available to control rust, having another option means growers can choose a cheaper product and are able to rotate fungicide groups to avoid resistance developing to a particular chemical group."..
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