A century of wheat


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) N/A
Year(s) 2008
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Manangatang, VIC
A century of wheat locations

To observe the development of wheat varieties through breeding over the last 100 years.

Key messages

Peake and Correll are two new varieties that may be considered for the Mallee environment.

Lead research organisation Birchip Cropping Group
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

This demonstration was funded by the GRDC project BWD00012 ‘Yielding benefits through partnerships’. The author gratefully acknowledge the contributions made to this project by Claire Browne, Liam Coffey, James Jess, Peter and Brenda Doran, Brian and Donna Barry and James Scambler.

Other trial partners Not specified


Crop type Cereal (Grain): Wheat
Trial type
Trial design

Manangatang 2008

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Psuedoreplication Not specified
Trial source data and summary not available
Check the trial report PDF for trial results.
Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Manangatang, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Manangatang, VIC Calcarosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Manangatang VIC
2008 429.0mm
2007 421.5mm
2006 421.5mm
2005 459.1mm
2004 430.2mm
2003 433.2mm
2002 399.7mm
2001 452.3mm
2000 423.9mm
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.

Manangatang VIC

NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate

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

No trial reports or attachments found

Trial last modified: 28-11-2019 14:44pm AEST