Advanced wheat variety comparisons


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Neil Vallance (VIDA)
Year(s) 1997
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Walpeup, VIC
Advanced wheat variety comparisons locations

To develop, evaluate and release improved wheat cultivars to the farming community.

Key messages

The Mallee average was determined from a total of 10 sites located across the Mallee.

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

Walpeup 1997

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

# Variety
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Meering 2.65
2 Goldmark 2.45
3 Goroke 2.62
4 Janz 2.49
5 Frame 2.83
6 Krichauff 2.68
7 Silverstar 2.58
8 Rosella 2.23
9 Ouyen 2.89
10 Diamondbird 2.4
11 Worrakatta 2.63
12 Yalloroi 2.58
13 Yanac 2.47
14 VK 237 2.86
15 VK 712 2.77
16 VI 184 2.57

Grain yield t/ha

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Walpeup, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Walpeup, VIC Calcarosol
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
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.

Walpeup VIC


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.

Trial report and links

1997 trial report

Trial last modified: 05-07-2019 14:17pm AEST