Field pea variety testing


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jennifer Garlinge (Department of Agriculture)
Year(s) 2004
Contributor Liebe Group
Trial location(s) Winchester, WA
Field pea variety testing locations

To evaluate new and existing field pea varieties.

Key messages
  • With a dry warm summer few grass weeds were present.
  • Wet weeds controlled well with sprays.
  • Trial germinated well.
Lead research organisation Department of Agriculture and Food WA
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Field peas
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Winchester 2004

Sow date 3 June 2004
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

11th May: Urea @ 120 kg/ha 3rd June: DAP @ 75 kg/ha


2nd June: Sprayseed @ 2 L/ha 3rd June: Treflan @ 1.5 L/ha, Bladex 500 @ 2 L/ha 6th October: Scud @ 250 mL/ha

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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Dundale 67 Seeds/m2 2.31
2 Dunwa 67 Seeds/m2 2.74
3 Helena 67 Seeds/m2 2.59
4 Kaspa 80 Seeds/m2 2.29
5 Parafield 67 Seeds/m2 2.53
6 Snowpeak 80 Seeds/m2 2.22
7 Sturt 80 Seeds/m2 2.71

Grain yield t/ha

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Site Depth Type pH EC P K N A OC CAT
Winchester, WA 0 - 10cm Sandy Duplex
Winchester, WA 10 - 30cm Sandy Duplex
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Winchester, WA Sandy duplex
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Winchester, WA Hydrosol
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.

Winchester 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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