Management effects on barley varieties - row spacing, nitrogen and weed competition

2009

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Kate Burke (BCG Consultant)
Year(s) 2009
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) St Arnaud, VIC
Woomelang, VIC
Management effects on barley varieties - row spacing, nitrogen and weed competition locations
Aims

To evaluate the response of different barley varieties to various aspects of crop management. Variables examined included nitrogen timing, weed management, weed competition and row spacing.

Key messages

Variety choice was the management decision with the highest impact on grain yield and gross income compared to other management considerations.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source SAGIT
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

This project was funded by South Australian Grains Industry Trust (SAGIT).


Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type Barley
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Timing
  • Herbicide: Application
  • Sowing: Row spacing
  • Variety: Type
Trial type
Trial design

St Arnaud 2009

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

Woomelang 2009

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
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Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
St Arnaud, VIC Not specified
Woomelang, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
St Arnaud, VIC Chromosol
Woomelang, 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 St Arnaud VIC Woomelang VIC
2009 449.6mm286.9mm
2008 437.0mm284.5mm
2007 436.5mm300.2mm
2006 424.4mm295.5mm
2005 453.6mm357.3mm
2004 436.5mm293.2mm
2003 445.8mm307.2mm
2002 405.6mm261.3mm
2001 437.2mm322.8mm
2000 402.9mm346.8mm
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.

St Arnaud VIC

Woomelang VIC

St Arnaud VIC

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Woomelang 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: 04-12-2019 14:48pm AEST