Blog — PulseCheck–Coastal

Helicoverpa resistance management

December 21, 2018
Helicoverpa armigera, is particularly adept at developing resistance to insecticides. Entomologists are strongly recommending that growers make every effort to prolong the effective life of the four newly-registered insecticides for use in mungbean.

Early weed control for summer legumes

December 18, 2018
When weeds are controlled for the first three to six weeks after planting, mungbean and soybean crops can suppress later germinations of weeds and produce higher crop yields when planted on narrower row spacings.

Clean seed reduces disease risk

November 25, 2018
To reduce the risk of halo blight and tan spot in mungbeans this summer, use low risk planting seed, choose varieties with higher levels of resistance and avoid paddocks with a history of disease.

Pulse Check Coastal welcome

October 25, 2018
Pulse Check Coastal is a new GRDC project that aims to deliver on-the-spot seasonally relevant information to pulse growers in four coastal and tablelands areas from northern NSW to the Burdekin.