Herbicide efficacy in ryegrass control

2014
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Research organisatons
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Blake Gontar (SARDI)
Andrew Ware (SARDI)
Year(s) 2014
Contributor Lower Eyre Agricultural Development Association
Trial location(s) Kapinnie, SA
Herbicide efficacy in ryegrass control locations
Aims

To assess the efficacy of three herbicide types on stubble covered soil.

Key messages
  • No significant difference in ryegrass control was found between plots treated with any of the three pre-emergent herbicides tested.
  • Though not statistically significant, the trial demonstrated a trend of increased herbicide efficacy with increasing herbicide carrier volume.
Lead research organisation Grains Research and Development Corporation
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC LEA00002
Related program Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble
Acknowledgments

Thankyou to the Moroney family for hosting the site


Other trial partners SARDI
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Method

Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Herbicide: Type
  • Herbicide: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Kapinnie 2014

Sow rate or Target density 180 plants/m2
Sow date 23 May 2014
Harvest date 28 November 2014
Plot size 28m x 48m
Plot replication 4
Fertiliser

100kg/ha 18:20 P:N

Herbicide

Sakura, Boxer Gold, Trifluralin and Avadex

Fungicide

400mL/ha Impact

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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Treatment 2
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Wyalkatchem Boxer Gold 50L/ha 3.05
2 Wyalkatchem Boxer Gold 75L/ha 2.53
3 Wyalkatchem Boxer Gold 100L/ha 3.49
4 Wyalkatchem Boxer Gold 150L/ha 3.42
5 Wyalkatchem Sakura 50L/ha 2.99
6 Wyalkatchem Sakura 75L/ha 3.46
7 Wyalkatchem Sakura 100L/ha 3.23
8 Wyalkatchem Sakura 150L/ha 3.24
9 Wyalkatchem Trifuralin + Avadex 50L/ha 2.81
10 Wyalkatchem Trifuralin + Avadex 75L/ha 3.35
11 Wyalkatchem Trifuralin + Avadex 100L/ha 3.41
12 Wyalkatchem Trifuralin + Avadex 150L/ha 3.38

Grain yield t/ha


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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Kapinnie, SA Sand over clay
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Kapinnie, SA Tenosol
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 Kapinnie SA
2014 373.7mm
2013 331.9mm
2012 339.5mm
2011 368.3mm
2010 359.9mm
2009 311.4mm
2008 295.1mm
2007 309.9mm
2006 369.9mm
2005 346.6mm
2004 333.8mm
2003 351.8mm
2002 304.8mm
2001 383.6mm
2000 384.5mm
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

Kapinnie SA 2014


Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 344.8mm

Derived climate information

Kapinnie SA

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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: 22-05-2019 10:16am AEST