Australian Mungbean Association

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AMA Industry Field Walk

20 March 2017


When: 28 March 2017

Start: 7.30 am BBQ Breakfast; 8.15 am Field Walk

Close: 12.00 pm sharp


Demo plots new release varieties — Col Douglas, Pulse Breeder, DAF

Entomology update — Liz Williams, Entomologist, DAF

Agronomy – row spacing/irrigation — Kerry McKenzie, Agronomist, DAF

Pathology 1 – fusarium — Lisa Kelly, Pathologist, DAF

New germplasm, breeding technology — Col Douglas, Pulse Breeder, DAF

Pathology 2 – Industry funded initiative to combat halo blight — Tom Noble, PhD candidate, QUT

Overview of mungbean industry — Paul McIntosh, Pulse Australia

Mungbean marketing — Mark Schmidt, Australian Mungbean Association


AMA Seeds Committee and members lunch (by invitation only)



Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Hermitage Research Facility, 604 Yangan Road, Warwick

Directions — Travelling into Warwick from Toowoomba (Cunningham Hwy) turn east on to Yangan Road just before crossing the railway line. The DAF Research Facility is approximately 6 km out of town.


Please RSVP for catering purposes to Debbie-Lee Nicholls

Field program dependent on fine weather.


This research is a joint investment between the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Australian Government’s Grains Research and Development Corporation.


Further information:

AMA Industry Field Walk flyer