Publication Date

1990

Document Type

Report

DAFWA Collections

Grains and field crops

Abstract

Trial 90M64

Site and variety effect on ovule abortion.

Location: Merredin Research Station CSIRO lease block.

To understand the causes of ovule abortion in field peas.

Trial 90M65

Response to seeding rates of peas with different plant architecture.

Location: Merredin Research Station, paddock 8CW3

To compare the yield responses of different pea types to seeding rates.

Trial 90A26

Nitrogen fixation in field pea.

Location: Avondale Research Station, paddock 1C

To compare the growth, N-fixation and yield of 'nodulating' crossbred material against the commercial cultivars of Dundale, Alma, Wirrega and Dinku.

Trial 90A18

Chickpea germplasm introductions.

Location: Avondale Research Station, paddock 1C

To conduct preliminary examination of the phenology and pod set whilst carrying out seed increase.

Trial 90A28

Chickpea germplasm introductions.

Location: Avondale Research Station, paddock 1C

To identify early flowering chickpea crossbred lines with improved pod set on the first formed flowering nodes.

Trial 90A27

Chickpea germplasm introduction trial.

Location: Avondale Research Station, paddock 1C

To examine the phenology, plant habit and seed yield of chickpea introductions and crossbreds (F3-F6) while carrying out seed increase.

Trial 90C46

Chickpea screening trial.

Location: Chapman Research Station, paddock 19B.

To compare the plant growth habit, early pod set and seed yield of homogeneous chickpea lines.

Trial 90NO109, 90NO107

Phosphate nutrition of pea and chickpea x soil type.

Location: Nalkain,

Trial 90NO110, 90NO108

Vertisol soil (Hardsetting grey Clay; Ca-bound P)

Location: Cunderdin Agricultural School, paddock 23.

Site ploughed then scarified on May 29, 1990 (IBS).

To quantify the yield response of field pea and chickpea to phosphate fertilizer rates.

Trial 90A19, 90KA90

Faba bean variety trial.

Location: Avondale Research Station, paddock 1C, Nyabing,

To compare the yield of eight faba bean lines selected from the screening programme from 1987 to 1989

Number of Pages

29

Keywords

Western Australia

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