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Catalogue: GRDC Media
James Clark, GRDC northern panel chair says advances in yield are always welcome and a substantial gain of 12 per cent on the widely-grown mungbean variety, Crystal will advantage growers... Summer grains can also lift farm profits by adding income and potentially reducing fertiliser and other costs, he says... GRDC investments in pre-breeding allow breeders and seed companies to progress potential lines to release more efficiently, Mr Clark says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Take home message Crystal A mungbean is a new variety of large, green-seeded mungbean broadly adapted to all mungbean production areas, and the most complete package of yield, quality and agronomy currently available to Australian mungbean growers Resistance to powdery mildew and tan spot has been identified in new germplasm Now developing and evaluating the next generation of mungbean varieties.. The National Mungbean Improvement Program was initiated in 2003 to develop and release new varieties with increased productivity and restore grower confidence in mungbean as a reliable summer cropping option... New lines that combine the yield and agronomic characteristics of current varieties with disease resistance will form the next generation of mungbean varieties...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Col Douglas inspects mungbeans at Hermitage Research Station, Warwick.. New varieties coupled with increasing industry support and better management has led to substantial growth Australian mungbean production... "The more germplasm, genes and genetic tools we have at our disposal, the more able we are to deliver the outcomes needed to help the industry go from strength to strength," explains Col Douglas, plant breeder at Queensland DAF and leader of the National Mungbean Improvement Program, based at Queensland DAF's Hermitage Research Facility in Warwick...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Col Douglas inspects mungbeans at Hermitage Research Station, Warwick.. New varieties coupled with increasing industry support and better management has led to substantial growth Australian mungbean production... "The more germplasm, genes and genetic tools we have at our disposal, the more able we are to deliver the outcomes needed to help the industry go from strength to strength," explains Col Douglas, plant breeder at Queensland DAF and leader of the National Mungbean Improvement Program, based at Queensland DAF's Hermitage Research Facility in Warwick...
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