Ameliorating alkaline soils with deep ripping and gypsum

2001

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) N/A
Year(s) 2001
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Site 3, Watchupga East, VIC
Ameliorating alkaline soils with deep ripping and gypsum locations
Aims

The aim of this replicated trial was to investigate the effect of deep ripping and gypsum on root and plant growth of wheat, canola and lentils.

Key messages

There was no evidence of gypsum application and deep ripping interacting to improve overall soil structure and crop growth.

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 Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Soil amelioration: Type
  • Soil amelioration: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Watchupga East 2001

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication 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
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 3, Watchupga East, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 3, Watchupga East, VIC Calcarosol
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

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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.

Site 3, Watchupga East VIC

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




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Trial last modified: 03-04-2019 11:50am AEST