Comparison of triticale varieties

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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 triticale varieties locations

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

Key messages

Chopper (1.38t/ha) was the highest yielding triticale variety at Hart for the second year in a row

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

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 (<2.0mm sieve) (%) Protein (%) Test weight (kg/hL)
1 Berkshire 0.989 34.28 13.1 63.41
2 Bogong 0.848 32.08 13.5 57.09
3 Canobolas 0.844 28.52 14.133 62.25
4 Chopper 1.381 16.01 12.2 57.25
5 Goanna 0.889 27.47 13.033 61.27
6 Hawkeye 1.026 25.46 12.667 59.72
7 Jaywick 0.852 23.86 13.067 55.17
8 Rufus 0.756 31.59 13.133 52.77
9 Tahara 0.889 26.2 12.967 55.97
10 Tuckerbox 0.859 28.6 12.467 55.76
11 Yowie 0.837 25.71 12.967 56.79

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.

Trial last modified: 23-07-2019 10:48am AEST