Vetch variety evaluation


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) GH Castlemman, A, Waite, S O', Callagham and C Ferguson (VIDA) and R Matic (SARDI)
Year(s) 1996
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Site 3, Birchip, VIC
Vetch variety evaluation locations

To evaluate improved vetches for cereal farming systems.

Key messages

All sites in this trial suffered from severe moisture stress and the effects of rust.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Birchip 1996

Sow date 17 May 1996
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Plant height (cm) Grain yield (kg/ha)
1 33258 53 313
2 3308 80 583
3 3322 75 1320
4 3323 90 1793
5 3324 80 1910
6 Morava (3325) 83 2033
7 33172 67 1013
8 33115 53 310
9 33194 55 247
10 33158 75 737
11 33101 100 2027
12 33224 63 480
13 Blanchfleur 71 467
14 Langudoc 50 293
15 Cummins 60 240
16 33223 72 480

Grain yield kg/ha


Plant height cm

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 3, Birchip, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 3, Birchip, VIC Vertosol
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 3, Birchip VIC

CAUTION: Trial site locality unknown; Climate data sourced from Birchip Cropping Group office location

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.