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Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015) Publication Type: Fact Sheet Formats: PDF Tags: peas

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January 1, 2019

Description

This annual fact sheet contains information on pulse crop variety performance in Alberta and northeastern British Columbia. Important agronomic characteristics and disease resistance information are provided for varieties of field pea, chickpea, lentil, fababean, dry bean and soybean.


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January 1, 2014

Description

The pea leaf weevil (Sitona lineatus) is an introduced insect pest that feeds on a wide range of legume species, and may reduce yields of field pea and faba bean crops. First recorded in Alberta in 2000, this serious pest is expanding its range from British Columbia and the northwestern United...


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April 1, 2013

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Winter pea and winter lentil can be profitable options to include in southern Alberta crop rotations. When grown in the appropriate area using the proper variety and agronomic practices, winter pea and lentil can yield up to 39 per cent more than spring types, making it an agronomically and...


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April 1, 2011

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Irrigation management is about controlling the rate, amount, and timing of applied irrigation water in a planned and efficient manner. With good irrigation management, a pea crop can have high yield and quality potential.


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June 1, 2009

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Of all the crops seeded on the prairies, field peas are often said to be the most easily adapted to direct seeding. For this reason, a large percentage of the pea acreage is direct seeded. Whether in a direct or conventional seeding system, the field pea crop requires close observation for...


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October 1, 2008

Description

Using diverse crop rotations, which include three or four different crops, is generally the most desirable crop production practice. However, in the drier regions of southern Alberta, the pea-wheat rotation offers a number of significant advantages. Wheat yields after pea are often higher than...