'Balance' on chickpeas (Aventis)


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Alistair Crawford
Year(s) 2000
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Bendigo, VIC
'Balance' on chickpeas (Aventis) locations

To demonstrate the new chickpea herbicide Balance from Aventis for broadleaf weed control.

Key messages

Balance + Simazine showed the most crop damage, reducing the growth for a short period of time and chickpea establishment was slightly less, however, yield was significantly better than any other treatment.

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 Grain Legume: Chickpeas
Treatment type(s)
  • Herbicide: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Bendigo 2000

Sow date 23 June 2000
Harvest date Unknown
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Psuedoreplication Not specified
Other trial notes

Balance is currently pending registration.

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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Bendigo, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Bendigo, VIC Vertosol
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.

Bendigo VIC


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 report and links

2000 trial report

Trial last modified: 31-01-2023 10:37am AEST