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Pulse options after a failed pulse crop

January 15, 2016
Sowing pulses on pulses increases the risk of crop failure in seasons favourable for disease development. Many pathogens that cause common diseases in pulse crops can survive quite well in dry years

Phil Bowden joins the Pulse Australia industry development team

January 13, 2016
After graduating from Hawkesbury Agricultural College in 1976, Phil began his career as an agronomist with Agrisearch Services based in Orange and Toowoomba. This was followed by several years working with multinational Schering AG as an agronomist, working at Wee Waa, Warren and Trangie, primarily in cotton trials.

Back to back chickpea is high risk

December 30, 2015
Most growers are aware of the recommendation to not plant chickpea into paddocks with a recent history of pulse crops. The current high chickpea prices however are very attractive and some growers may be wondering if the risk is worth the potential financial gain.

Choosing field pea varieties in WA

December 29, 2015
Recommended for districts, particularly Agzone 5, where Pea seed-borne mosaic virus (PSbMV) is a yield and grain quality threat in Western Australia. Can be co-mingled for delivery with all kaspa type varieties.