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 1, 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 Pulse: Vetch
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated
Sow rate or Target density Not specified
Sowing machinery Not specified
Sow date 17 May 1996
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Plot blocking Not specified
Plot randomisation Not specified
Paddock history Not specified
Fertiliser Not specified
Herbicide Not specified
Insecticide Not specified
Fungicide Not specified
Pesticide Not specified
Soil amelioration Not specified
Seed treatment Not specified
Inoculant Not specified
Tillage Not specified
Other trial notes 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
LSD 316

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 1, Birchip, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 1, 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



Site 1, Birchip VIC 1996

Derived climate information
CAUTION: Trial site locality unknown; Climate data sourced from Birchip Cropping Group office location
BOM Data source BIRCHIP CROPPING GROUP [15687] 4km proximity to trial site 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.