For those of you that have retained chickpea planting seed from the recent 2013 harvest,  please be aware that the NSW DPI plant pathology team are offering a free seed testing service as part of a GRDC funded Integrated Disease Management project.

Seed samples will be tested for;

  • Germination
  • Vigour
  • And pathology i.e. BGM and AB infections.

With the results being forwarded back to the supplier of the sample.

If you wish to have samples tested please forward a 300 gram sample of 2013 harvested chickpea seed to;

Kevin Moore

C/- Gail Chiplin

Tamworth Ag Institute

4 Marsden Park Rd

Calala  NSW 2340