Vegetable Research & Innovation

Improved pea production for sustainable arable farming development of ascochyta blight epidemics year 3 results

This report outline the project “Epidemic development of ascochyta blight” which completes the third and last year of work in the MAF Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) project “Improved pea production for sustainable arable farming”. The main conclusion from this trial was that the sowing date had a major influence on final yield; early sown crops (August) had greater yields than later-sown crops (sown in September and October).