Peas Research
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Peas Research

Peas have a relatively short season and are a popular vegetable over the summer months. Most peas grown in New Zealand are eaten processed.

In 2015 the total tonnage grown was 66,500 tonnes and $84.8m FOB was exported.

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The crop tolerance of peas Pisum sativum to the application of 6 common herbicide treatments. Part A Five process pea cultivars.
Date 2016-07-22 16:20:52
A trial was conducted at Dromore, Mid Canterbury assessing the effect of six herbicide treatments on the yield and TR (tenderometer) of the five process pea (Pisum sativum) cultivars Epic, Tere, Bolero, Durango and Prolific. The six herbicide treatments included Treflan 2l/ha (400g/l Trifluralin) pre sow, Gardoprim 2 l/ha (500g/l Terbuthylazine) pre emerge and the post emergent applications of Sencor 350 g/ha (700 g/kg Metribuzin), Pulsar 5 l/ha (200g/l Bentazone + 200g/l MCPB) and Bladex 3 l/ha (500g/l Cyanazine) as well as a hand weeded control plot.

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