Pulses, 29 May 2021
Alternative legume options are opening the door to summer cropping in southern farming systems.
Pulses, 10 May 2021
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.
Pulses, 25 Mar 2021
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.
Pulses, 13 Mar 2021
An end point royalty collection for mungbeans will start from October 1.
Pulses, 06 Jan 2021
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.
Pulses, 04 Jan 2021
A five-year breeding program has been launched, boosting breeding capacity in traditional areas while expanding chickpeas’ geographic reach
Pulses, 26 Nov 2020
Difficult-to-manage sodic and dispersive soils make growing high-value pulse crops a challenge for the Allen family, but vetch is showing promise on soils less prone to transient waterlogging
Pulses, 14 Nov 2020
Growing understanding of biological constraints is driving a rethink on matching crop sequences, that include pulses, to production systems and environments for the medium-rainfall zone of the Western Australia.
Pulses, 02 Nov 2020
Corrigin, Western Australia, grower Gavin Hooper is searching for a high-value legume that suits his low-rainfall cropping environment. Hooper and his family have been involved in several GRDC projects and other industry trials aiming to identify pulses adapted for their environment.
Pulses, 10 Sep 2020
In the continuing quest to develop more resilient grain crops, Australian scientists are investigating the mechanisms that drought-tolerant plants use for survival under water-limited conditions