Developing lentils for profitability in Australia

1997

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) JanBert Brouwer (VIDA)
Bruce Holding (VIDA)
Michael Materne (VIDA)
Steve Murden (VIDA)
Year(s) 1997
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Birchip, VIC
Rosebery, VIC
Warne, VIC
Developing lentils for profitability in Australia locations
Aims

To discuss a project involved in developing lentisl for profitability in Australia.

Key messages

1997 has shown that although lentils can yield well under drought conditions, the timliness of rain and soil type are very important.

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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Method

Crop type Lentils
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type
Trial design

Birchip 1997

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

Rosebery 1997

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
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Warne 1997

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
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Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Birchip, VIC Not specified
Rosebery, VIC Not specified
Warne, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Birchip, VIC Vertosol
Rosebery, VIC Calcarosol
Warne, 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

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Climate

Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Birchip VIC

Rosebery VIC

Warne VIC

Birchip VIC

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

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Warne VIC

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

SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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 last modified: 02-12-2019 15:45pm AEST