Effect of grazing on the grain yield and quality of seven cereals


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Cam Nicholson (Grain Graze), Stacey Alexander (SFS)
Year(s) 2006
Contributor Southern Farming Systems
Trial location(s) Site 6, Inverleigh, VIC
Effect of grazing on the grain yield and quality of seven cereals locations
Not specified
Key messages
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Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
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Crop type Multiple
Treatment type(s)
  • Crop: Type
  • Grazing: Regime
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Inverleigh 2006

Sow date 11 May 2006
Harvest date 13 December 2006
Plot size 16m x 2m
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha) Dry matter (t/ha) 1000 grain weight (g) Protein (%)
1 Gairdner (barley) Ungrazed 4.9 32.2 11.9
2 Yerong (barley) Ungrazed 4.4 33.8 12
3 Monstress (triticale) Ungrazed 4.1 37.8 11
4 Marombi (wheat) Ungrazed 4.1 33.5 11.2
5 Mackellar (wheat) Ungrazed 4 27.5 11.2
6 Amarok (wheat) Ungrazed 3.8 35.4 11.4
7 Brennan (wheat) Ungrazed 3.1 34.8 12.3
8 Gairdner (barley) Grazed, GS31 - GS32 3.2 2.19 34.3 11.3
9 Yerong (barley) Grazed, GS30 - GS31 2.9 2.12 36.8 11.4
10 Monstress (triticale) Grazed, GS30 - GS31 1.8 2.02 28.2 10.8
11 Mackellar (wheat) Grazed, GS30 - GS31 2.7 1.73 25.1 9.6
12 Marombi (wheat) Grazed, GS30 2.5 1.92 27.6 10.6
13 Amarok (wheat) Grazed, GS30 3.1 1.49 30.3 9.8
14 Brennan (wheat) Grazed, GS30 1.9 1.48 29.6 11.8

Grain yield t/ha


1000 grain weight g


Dry matter t/ha


Protein %

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 6, Inverleigh, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 6, Inverleigh, VIC Sodosol
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.

Site 6, Inverleigh 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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2006 trial report

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