Comparison of barley varieties

2014

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Sarah Noack (Hart Field Site Group)
Year(s) 2014
Contributor Hart Field Site Group
Trial location(s) Site 5, Hart, SA
Comparison of barley varieties locations
Aims

To compare the performance of new barley varieties and lines against the current industry standards

Key messages

Fathom and Keel were the highest yielding feed barley varieties at Hart averaging 5.3 t/ha. GrangeR was the highest yielding malt variety at 5.13 t/ha. Unclassified line Compass (undergoing malt accreditation) yielded similarly at 5.27 t/ha.

Lead research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Host research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Trial funding source HFSG members
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type Barley
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Hart 2014

Sow date 15 May 2014 15 May 2014
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.75m x 10m
Plot replication 3
Fertiliser

Seeding: 70kg/ha DAP, 8/7/14: 85L/ha UAN

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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Grain yield (t/ha) Retention (%) Protein (%) Test weight (kg/hL) Screenings (<2.2mm sieve) (%)
1 Bass 4.707 50.7 14.1 68.4 11.9
2 Buloke 4.741 35.9 13.3 68.1 14.9
3 Charger 5.044 52.9 14.067 66 16
4 Commander 4.99 68.1 13.167 68.8 8.8
5 Compass 5.267 81.6 12.933 68.1 3.9
6 Fathom 5.352 76 14.133 69 4.8
7 Flagship 4.078 30.8 14.967 67.5 22.4
8 Fleet 5.042 70.3 13.533 66.4 5.2
9 Flinders 4.179 33.5 15.255 66.2 18.3
10 GrangeR 5.128 76.7 13.367 68.9 5.4
11 Hindmarsh 4.893 38.9 13.967 68.6 14.7
12 Keel 5.301 69.6 13.767 69.5 8.3
13 La Trobe 4.985 28.6 13.133 68.9 16.7
14 Maritime 3.966 65.7 14.1 67.4 6
15 Navigator 4.802 56.5 13.6 64.4 9.9
16 Oxford 4.735 28.9 13.467 65.8 20.3
17 Schooner 4.107 41 14.733 68.8 14.7
18 Scope 4.583 34.9 12.733 67.4 13.9
19 Skipper 5.013 63.1 13.867 69.7 9.8
20 Westminster 4.613 68.5 13.6 68.7 4.6
21 Wimmera 4.008 22.7 13.967 64.6 25

Grain yield t/ha


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Protein %


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Retention %


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Screenings (<2.2mm sieve) %


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Test weight kg/hL


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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 5, Hart, SA Calcarosol
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 5, Hart, SA 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

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Climate

Site 5, Hart SA 2014


Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 280mm

Derived climate information

Site 5, Hart 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: 06-06-2019 15:05pm AEST