Chickpea yields boosted by sub-surface irrigation

GROWING demand for chickpeas and their adoption in broadacre crop rotations has prompted a re-evaluation of aerated sub-surface drip irrigation.

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Researchers have suggested sub-surface irrigation of chickpeas may be worthwhile.

The re-evaluation has included a new data analysis by CQUniversity and the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) which showed the irrigation system can boost yields by up to 27 per