Summer weed control demonstration

2003

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Gavin Bignell (Liebe Group)
Year(s) 2003
Contributor Liebe Group
Trial location(s) Site 2, East Maya, WA
Summer weed control demonstration locations
Aims

To assess the effectiveness of a range of summer weed control options. The subsequent effect on yield as a result of weed control.

Key messages
  • Weed counts were taken before and after treatments were applied and no significant difference in weed numbers was recorded.
  • This was only a demonstration, further studies are needed.
Lead research organisation Liebe Group
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

Thanks to farmer Colin McGregor.


Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Herbicide: Type
  • Soil
Trial type Demonstration
Trial design Unreplicated

East Maya 2003

Sow date 26 May 2003
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 200m x 12m
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

50 kg DAPS, 25 kg/urea with seed. 50 kg/ha Muriate of Potash on Sandy soil

Herbicide

24th February: Summer weeds sprayed 15th July: 500 mL MCPA LVE, 4 g Glean

Fungicide

5th September: 145 mL Folicur

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Trial results Table 1

# Treatment 1
Gross margin ($/ha) Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Ally 494 2.18
2 Control 506 2.2
3 Garlon 538 2.38
4 Plough 542 2.4

Grain yield t/ha


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Gross margin $/ha


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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Site Depth Type pH EC P K N A OC CAT
Site 2, East Maya, WA 0 - 10cm Various
Site 2, East Maya, WA 10 - 30cm Various
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 2, East Maya, WA Various
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 2, East Maya, WA Kandosol
National soil grid Source
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties

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Climate

Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Site 2, East Maya WA

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Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
Jeffrey, S.J., Carter, J.O., Moodie, K.B. and Beswick, A.R. (2001). Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data , Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 16/4, pp 309-330. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1.




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