Pulse Crops in Alberta

 
 
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Pulse Crops in Alberta

Whether you are looking to diversify or already growing them, this book is a "must have" for anyone interested in pulse crops. Learn the basics about pulse production or get more specifics in the full-color pages on field pea, dry bean, lentil and fababean. It also provides information on some lesser known pulses in Alberta: chickpea, fenugreek, grasspea, lupin and soybean. The book is fully illustrated in color with over 250 photographs, charts, illustrations and tables, 150 pages

Agdex 142/20-1
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Contents

General Pulse Production
  • Pulses:World Production and Distribution
  • Adaptation Characteristics of Pulse Crops
  • Benefits of Pulses in Crop Rotations
  • Pulse Crop Rotation Study
  • Innoculation of Pulse Crops
  • Nutrients Removed from Soil by Pulse Crops
  • Practical Disease Control in Pulse Crops
  • Harvesting and Conditioning Pulse Crops
  • Value-Added Opportunities for Pulse Crops
Field Pea
  • The Pea Plant
  • Adaptation
  • Market Types and Uses
  • Production Economics and Marketing
  • Green Pea Production
  • Varieties for Alberta
  • Inoculation of Field Pea
  • Seed Quality
  • Fertility Requirements
  • Seeding Management
  • Direct Seeding of Field Pea
  • Land Rolling Pea Fields
  • Pea Irrigation and Water Use
  • Post-Seeding Considerations
  • Diseases of Field Pea
  • Insect Pests of Field Pea
  • Field Pea Harvesting
  • Post-Harvest Considerations
Dry bean
  • The Dry Bean Plant
  • Market Types and Uses
  • Grading Dry Bean
  • Dry Bean Varieties
  • Pre-Seeding and Seeding Management
  • Fertiltiy Requirements
  • Pest Management
  • Dry Bean Harvesting
Lentil
  • The Lentil Plant
  • Market Types and Uses
  • Production Economics and Marketing
  • Lentil Varieties
  • Pre-Seeding Considerations
  • Fertility Requirements
  • Seeding Management
  • Post-Seeding Considerations
  • Lentil Irrigation and Water Use
  • Weed Control in Lentil
  • Diseases of Lentil
  • Insect Pests of Lentil
  • Lentil Harvesting
  • Post-harvest Considerations
Fababean
  • The Fababean Plant
  • Market Types and Uses
  • Production Economics and Marketing
  • Varieties for Alberta
  • Pre-Seeding Considerations
  • Fertility Requirements
  • Seeding Management
  • Post-Seeding Consideration
  • Weed Control in Fababean
  • Diseases of Fababean
  • Insect Pests of Fababean
  • Fababean Harvesting
  • Post-Harvest Considerations
Other Pulses
  • Chickpea
  • Fenugreek
  • Grasspea
  • Lupin
  • Soybean
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on April 23, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on February 24, 2015.