October 16, 2017
Megoura crassicauda is a new pest in Australia that could impact some legume crops, particularly faba bean, broad bean and vetch. Megoura crassicauda is an aphid species native to north-east Asia, and was considered an exotic pest in Australia prior to its detection on broad bean plants in a suburb of metropolitan Sydney, October 2016. After this initial detection in Australia, eradication of M. crassicauda was deemed unfeasible based on previous unsuccessful attempts to eradicate exotic aphid species.
September 25, 2017
PBA Leeman is a high yielding narrow leaf lupin suited to an area stretching from the Northern Agricultural Region through to the Lakes District in the south.
September 21, 2017
Substantial yield improvements in two new lupin varieties today launched at the Henty Machinery Field Days will be welcomed by growers in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
August 31, 2017
On-seed application of peat slurry has provided the best nodulation, grain yield and nitrogen fixation in experiments comparing different methods of inoculating legumes.
July 20, 2017
By becoming a member of the peak industry body for the Australian pulse industry, you not only have access to valuable resources to help you grow and develop your business, you also have a direct say in issues and opportunities that directly impact your business.