The Chickpea Book

The Chickpea Book

A Technical Guide to Chickpea Production

Editors: Stephen Loss, Neil Brandon and KHM Siddique

The area of chickpea production in Australia has expanded rapidly in recent years.

The Chickpea Book brings together recent Australian and international research knowledge. It describes much of the scientific data behind recommendations and highlights the role of chickpea production in maximising whole farm profits, especially in Western Australia. It is a comprehensive publication with information on:

  • growth and development
  • varieties
  • paddock selection
  • seed and seed treatments
  • sowing
  • weed, disease and insect management
  • nutrition
  • harvesting
  • end use and quality
  • production and trade
  • gross margins and rotational benefits.

The Chickpea Book is mainly targeted at researchers, agronomists, extension specialists, students and progressive farmers.