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GRDC Grains Research Update, online - Mungbean agronomy
GRDC Grains Research Updates, online bring you the latest grains research straight to your screen. Log in for a selection of the latest farm-ready research and regionally relevant topics.

This webinar start at 9:30am (AEDST) (8:30am Qld) and is free of charge.

Theme: Mungbean agronomy

Our panel of experts will discuss the latest research in mungbean agronomy and how this applies to the coming season. Topics include:
• The mungbean yield gap – what’s important?
• Nematodes - yield impact, regional variation, interaction with diseases such as fusarium wilt, measurement and impact of crop sequence.
• Soil N impact on N fixation and crop growth
• Soil water – starting soil water and yield, WUE benchmarks
• Growing the crop - water use and implications for irrigation/ water demand, the value of early biomass for yield, row spacing and access to soil water, stress impacts on flowering and pod set
• Mechanical vs chemical desiccation
• Legacy impacts in the farming system – nitrogen, soil water, disease, nematodes and AMF

The expert panel includes Marisa Collins (La Trobe Uni), Kirsty Owen (University of Southern Qld), Jayne Gentry (DAF Qld), Lindsay Bell (CSIRO), Kylie Wenham (University of Qld), Doug Sands (DAF Qld) and Paul Mcintosh (Pulse Australia).

Nov 29, 2021 09:30 AM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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