Soil amendments


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Troy Conley and Luigi Mureschi (CSBP)
Year(s) 2003
Contributor Liebe Group
Trial location(s) Site 4, East Wubin, WA
Soil amendments locations

To investigate benefits of soil amendments on acid soil for wheat and triticale.

Key messages

There was a significant yield improvement of the triticale to applied gypsum.

Lead research organisation CSBP
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
  • Technically reviewed by Luigi Moreschi.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop types Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Soil amelioration: Type
  • Soil amelioration: Rate
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

East Wubin 2003 Wheat

Sow date 22 May 2003
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 20m x 1.8m
Plot replication 3

Basal – 100 kg/ha Agstar 75 L/ha Flexi-N 100 kg/ha Muriate of Potash


2 L/ha Glyphosate, 1.2 L/ha Treflan + 35g Logran

East Wubin 2003 Triticale

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser Not specified
Herbicide Not specified
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Tahara 2 t dolomite 2.45
2 Tahara 2 t gypsum 2.57
3 Tahara 2 t gypsum + 2 t dolomite 2.62
4 Tahara 2 t lime 2.4
5 Tahara 2 t lime + 2 t gypsum 2.6
6 Tahara Nil Lime 2.43
7 Wyalkatchem 2 t dolomite 2.65
8 Wyalkatchem 2 t gypsum 2.77
9 Wyalkatchem 2 t gypsum + 2 t dolomite 2.72
10 Wyalkatchem 2 t lime 2.72
11 Wyalkatchem 2 t lime + 2 t gypsum 2.78
12 Wyalkatchem Nil Lime 2.66

Grain yield t/ha

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Site Depth Type pH EC P K N A OC CAT
Site 4, East Wubin, WA 0 - 10cm Sandy loam 4.80
Site 4, East Wubin, WA 10 - 30cm Sandy loam 4.20
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 4, East Wubin, WA Sandy loam
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 4, East Wubin, 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



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 4, East Wubin WA


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

SILO weather estimates sourced from
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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Trial last modified: 06-08-2019 07:53am AEST