Canola foliar fertiliser trial

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Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Simon Hill (Phosyn pic)
Ross Holding (Classy Solutions)
Year(s) 1999
Contributor Southern Farming Systems
Trial location(s) Gnarwarre, VIC
Canola foliar fertiliser trial locations
  • To evaluate the performance of Phosyn products on both grain and oil yield in canola.
  • To evaluate the performance of Photrel and Sulphur F3000 on canola. 
Key messages
  • Soil analysis obtained from the site indicated that most nutrients were in adequate supply with the exception of Phosphorus. Gypsum was applied to both sites in 1995 at 2.5 T/Ha. DAP was applied to the crop at sowing at the rate of 100 kg/ha. 
  • For further discussion please see the attached trial report.
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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Crop type Oilseed: Canola
Treatment type(s)
  • Crop: Variety
  • Fertiliser: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Gnarwarre 1999

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date 21 December 1999
Plot size 5.1m x 30m
Plot replication Not specified
Psuedoreplication Not specified
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Pinnacle Photrel (3kg/ha) 1.3
2 Pinnacle Control 1.27
3 Charlton Photrel (3kg/ha) 1.11
4 Pinnacle Sulphur F 3000 (5L/ha) 1.05
5 Charlton Control 0.99
6 Charlton Sulphur F 3000 (5L/ha) 0.94

Grain yield t/ha

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Gnarwarre, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Gnarwarre, VIC Chromosol
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.

Gnarwarre VIC


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

SILO weather estimates sourced from
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

1999 trial report

Trial last modified: 11-11-2019 11:52am AEST