Wheat seed dressing trial


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Simon Crane (Landmark) and Wes Arnott (SFS)
Year(s) 2003
Contributor Southern Farming Systems
Trial location(s) Gnarwarre, VIC
Wheat seed dressing trial locations

To evaluate a number of seed dressings in wheat.

Key messages

The plant roots in this trial were not assessed for disease incidence and there were no above ground symptoms of any diseases, however results (although not statistically significant) show some modest yield increases at Gnarwarre that are consistent with the other trials conducted in Victoria.

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 Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide: Type
  • Fungicide: Rate
  • Inoculant: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Gnarwarre 2003

Sow date 12 June 2003
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.7m x 15m
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Establishment plants (plants/m2) Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Tamaroi Exp. General fungicide 250ml 125 4.59
2 Tamaroi Exp. Strobilurin 200ml 111 4.53
3 Tamaroi Exp. Pythium control 75ml 96 4.53
4 Tamaroi Jockey 450ml 139 4.47
5 Tamaroi Exp. Strobilurin 400ml 82 4.42
6 Tamaroi Exp. Phosphoric acid 700ml 126 4.41
7 Tamaroi Exp. Rhizoctonia control 100ml 129 4.39
8 Tamaroi Exp. Rhizoctonia control 150ml 129 4.38
9 Tamaroi Dividend 260ml 120 4.38
10 Tamaroi Dividend 130ml 106 4.33
11 Tamaroi Untreated 111 4.29

Grain yield t/ha


Establishment plants plants/m2

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
Trial site Soil order
Gnarwarre, VIC Chromosol
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



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 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: 14-11-2019 15:30pm AEST