Comparison of barley varieties

2012

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Peter Hooper (Hart Field Site Group)
Year(s) 2012
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 (WI4483) was the highest yielding feed variety at 3.3t/ha. Commander and Buloke were the highest yielding malt varieties, averaging 2.94t/ha. Oxford produced the highest screenings of 37.4%. Commander was the only malt variety to meet the minimum retention rate
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 2012

Sow date 1 June 2012 1 June 2012
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.4m x 10m
Plot replication 3
Paddock history 2011 - Oaten hay
Fertiliser Seeding: 70kg/ha DAP 2% Zn, 24/7/12: 80L/ha UAN
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Grain yield (t/ha) Screenings (<2.2mm sieve) (%) Protein (%) Test weight (kg/hL)
1 Barque 2.626 23.19 12.08 64.48
2 Bass 2.461 21.81 12.53 69.93
3 Buloke 2.931 22.1 10.57 71.02
4 Capstan 2.839 31.61 11.04 67.02
5 Commander 2.953 14.64 10.52 69.79
6 Fathom 3.295 18 10.3 69.07
7 Flagship 2.73 27.75 10.6 72.64
8 Fleet 3.218 19.24 10.93 67.38
9 Flinders 2.645 26.66 11.69 71.25
10 Gairdner 2.702 27.37 11.63 71.5
11 Grange 2.045 35.57 12.43 71.61
12 Hindmarsh 3.192 22.58 10.42 72.07
13 La Trobe 2.775 29.19 11.11 69.56
14 Keel 3.083 16.73 10.14 67.61
15 Maritime 2.802 5.4 11.46 69.62
16 Navigator 2.969 21.99 11.23 70.26
17 Oxford 2.15 37.36 12.51 72.46
18 Schooner 2.584 27.15 11.73 72.02
19 Scope 2.552 23.69 11.34 71.41
20 Skipper 2.714 25.82 11.32 69.21
21 Sloop SA 2.568 23.8 11.9 70.36
22 Westminster 1.748 30.83 13.25 72.17
23 Compass 2.947 15.56 11.31 69.13
24 Wimmera 2.298 24.71 12.3 71.92

Grain yield t/ha


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Protein %


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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 2012


Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 168mm

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.