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Victorian field pea growers can now access information online to assist in reducing the risk of blackspot infection in this year's crops... Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), the Blackspot Manager model for Victoria was developed by Dr Moin Salam of Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, and is run in conjunction with the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries... Mature blackspot spores are released into the air from infected stubble following a rainfall event...
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Field pea growers have a handy new tool to help them get the best out of their crops, following the release of a free Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) application (app)... GRDC Field peas: The Ute Guide can be used in the paddock to help growers recognise the symptoms of disease, insect attack and poor nutrition in field peas, and contains best practice information on growing and marketing the crop... A progressive 'symptom sorter' to identify disease or physical, nutritional or chemical disorders and their management;..
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New GRDC-funded research by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) has confirmed that field peas are unlikely to respond to inoculation, unless they are grown on acidic soils or where there is no recent history of the crop... SARDI soil biologist Dr Liz Farquharson says the study found Rhizobium inoculation did not cause a grain yield response in field pea grown on soils where there was a history of growing the crop and neutral to alkaline pH... High if there is no history of pea, vetch, bean or lentil crops, or soils with pH (CaCl 2 ) below 6.0 and high summer temperatures (over 35 o C for 40 days)...
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SARDI Senior Research Officer, Lachlan Lake (left), and Associate Professor Victor Sadras are looking at ways to improve drought and heat stress tolerance in field peas and chickpeas... Four years ago, the team of Associate Professor Victor Sadras from the South Australian Research & Development Institute began looking at ways to improve drought and heat stress tolerance in field peas, which began with mapping the risk of drought in Australia and its different forms... Management should be to have good growing conditions prior to flowering...
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