Australian Mungbean Association

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2018 blog posts

 

2018 AMA Photographic Competition

$100 a month up for grabs in the AMA's 2018 photographic competition. Check out the rules and themes and send in your best pics.

 

Managing Helicoverpa insecticide resistance risk in mungbeans

Dr Lisa Bird (NSW DPI), lead researcher for the Helicoverpa Insecticide Resistance Program, is very concerned about the resistance levels in Helicoverpa to insecticides such as Steward and Altacor, used in mungbeans and several other crops.

 

Refining mungbean agronomy in the Dry Tropics

Mungbean is a good fit in the cane rotation as it is a quick crop that can fit around cane planting and harvest times and provides an excellent opportunity to control grass weeds after cane while earning a solid return.

 

Giving mungbean the competitive edge

Research shows narrower row spacing in mungbean will take the pressure off in-crop herbicide applications, provided the crop is sown into clean paddocks and weeds are controlled for at least three weeks after planting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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