Topics of R&D Activity

NGA has been involved in R&D activity across a wide range of issues covering disease, weed, pest and nutrition themes. Below is a list detailing the range of key issues on which NGA has undertaken trial work. To search for available information on any of these themes -

    • Type the issue in the main search bar (Search this site) and select search;
    • To find the locations of trial activity for each theme - Select the Trial Locations tab and then search for the theme in All Categories.

Diseases:

    • Ascochyta Blight (Chickpeas)
    • Botrytis Seedling Blight (Chickpeas)
    • Botryosphaeria spp. (White Grain Disorder)
    • Chocolate Spot (Faba bean)
    • Crown Rot
    • Fusarium Head Blight
    • Fusarium Stalk Rot (Sorghum)
    • Leaf Rust (Barley)
    • Leaf Rust (Sorghum)
    • Powdery Mildew (Canola)
    • Powdery Mildew (Mungbean)
    • Root-Lesion Nematode
    • Rust (Faba bean)
    • Spot Form Net Blotch
    • Stripe Rust
    • Yellow Spot

Weeds:

    • Awnless Barnyard Grass (Echinochloa colona)
    • Annual Ryegrass (Lolium rigidum)
    • Button Grass (Dactyloctenium radulans)
    • Broadleaf Weeds (Chickpeas)
    • Climbing Buckwheat (Fallopia convolvulus)
    • Common Sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus)
    • Cressa (Cressa australis)
    • Feathertop Rhodes Grass (Chloris virgata)
    • Flaxleaf Fleabane (Conyza bonariensis)
    • Liverseed Grass (Urochloa panicoides)
    • Mexican Poppy (Argemone ochroleuca)
    • Mitchell Grass (Astrebla spp)
    • Mungbean Herbicide Screen
    • Paradoxa grass (Phalaris paradoxa)
    • Scurvy Weed (Commelina cyanea)
    • Slender Celery (Cyclospermum leptophyllum)
    • Sorghum Herbicides
    • Spear Thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
    • Spiny Emex (Emex australis)
    • Stink Grass (Eragrostis cilianensis)
    • Summer Fallow (Residuals)
    • Turnip Weed (Rapistrum rugosum)
    • Urochloa praetervisa
    • Variegated Thistle (Silybum marianum)
    • Volunteer Canola
    • Wild Oats (Avena spp)
    • Windmill Grass (Chloris truncata)

Pests:

    • Winter Cereal Aphids

General:

    • Barley Plant Growth Regulators
    • Chickpea Desiccation
    • Chickpea Plant Growth Regulators
    • Cotton Cut-Stump
    • Cover Cropping
    • Faba bean Desiccation
    • Harvest Aids (Canola)
    • Harvest Aids (Wheat)
    • Herbicide Crop Safety
    • Horizontal Nutrient Stratification
    • Impact from Canola in Rotation
    • Nitrogen Mineralisation & Fallow Efficiency
    • Rhizobia Inoculation (Chickpeas)
    • Soil Remediation
    • Sorghum Plant Growth Regulators
    • Sorghum Spray-Out
    • Water Use Efficiency

Nutrition:

    • Barley Nutrition
    • Canola Nutrition
    • Chickpea Nutrition
    • Mungbean Nutrition
    • Wheat Nutrition