Comparison of durum varieties

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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 durum varieties locations
To compare the performance of new durum wheat varieties and lines against the current industry standards
Key messages
The grain yield results were very low, averaging 0.88t/ha for the trial. Test weight values were low and screening values high for all varieties
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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Crop type Wheat
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
Protein (%) Test weight (kg/hL) Grain yield (t/ha) Screenings (<2.0mm sieve) (%)
1 Caparoi 13.933 50.82 0.7673 33.2
2 Hyperno 14.044 51.63 1.0568 32.31
3 Saintly 14.133 50.67 0.9889 41.7
4 Tamaroi 13.833 52.89 0.633 33.74
5 Tjilkuri 14.2 53.25 0.6516 31.79
6 WID802 13.4 49.29 1.2214 37.15
7 Yawa 13.867 52.54 0.8545 35.33

Grain yield t/ha


Protein %


Screenings (<2.0mm sieve) %


Test weight kg/hL

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



Site 5, Hart SA 2012

Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 168mm

Derived climate information

Site 5, Hart SA


Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from
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.