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  • Lentil performance push in southern Australia
    Pulses, 14 Oct 2021
    Lentil performance push in southern Australia

    Experimental lentil research exploring waterlogging tolerance, yield plasticity and growth-yield coupling helps to lift the pulse crop's performance across southern Australia.

  • Two-step approach to high-performance pulses
    Pulses, 22 Sep 2021
    Two-step approach to high-performance pulses

    Researchers are developing new agro-genetic packages for lentils and field peas that have potential to provide a step change in pulse productivity across southern growing areas.

  • New mungbean a gem despite setbacks
    Pulses, 08 Sep 2021
    New mungbean a gem despite setbacks

    Breil Jackson tested Opal-AU (PBR) mungbeans this year with pleasing results

  • Risk management means weeds management for SA grower
    Pulses, 07 Aug 2021
    Risk management means weeds management for SA grower

    Andrew runs the family’s mixed farming enterprise. He says the wild radish problem turned a lot of people away from growing pulses in the region, but that is now changing due to new chemistry and new techniques.

  • Southern push into summer legumes
    Pulses, 29 May 2021
    Southern push into summer legumes

    Alternative legume options are opening the door to summer cropping in southern farming systems.

  • Chemical residue adds layer of complexity to legume production
    Pulses, 10 May 2021
    Chemical residue adds layer of complexity to legume production

    The GRDC Southern Pulse Extension project was established to help growers maximise income from pulses. GroundCover spoke to some of the people involved in the project about its outcomes. Vetch has been a staple in the rotation of third-generation grain grower Jeff Nickolls since he began producing it during the 1990s on the family farm south of Pinnaroo, near the South Australia–Victoria border.

  • New chickpea offers regional balance
    Pulses, 25 Mar 2021
    New chickpea offers regional balance

    The first variety released by the new chickpea breeding initiative encompasses what a joint $30 million, five-year program aims to achieve – broad adaptation to all Australian chickpea growing regions.

  • Mungbeans move to end point royalty system
    Pulses, 13 Mar 2021
    Mungbeans move to end point royalty system

    An end point royalty collection for mungbeans will start from October 1.

  • Legumes a winner for Wimmera farming family
    Pulses, 06 Jan 2021
    Legumes a winner for Wimmera farming family

    Being able to grow a good pulse crop is only part of the story: understanding the market, growing what buyers want and proper handling of grain are also crucial for ensuring the best returns.

  • National program for chickpea breeding launched
    Pulses, 04 Jan 2021
    National program for chickpea breeding launched

    A five-year breeding program has been launched, boosting breeding capacity in traditional areas while expanding chickpeas’ geographic reach

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