Comparison of oat varieties


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 oat varieties locations
To compare the grain yield performance of new oat varieties and lines against the current industry standards
Key messages
The grain varieties Dunnart (2.28t/ha) and Possum (2.17t/ha) were the highest yielding oat varieties at Hart in 2012
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 Oats
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Hart 2012

Sow date 13 June 2012 13 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)
1 03142-62 2.092
2 Bannister 2.156
3 Brusher 1.946
4 Dunnart 2.281
5 Echidna 2.106
6 Euro 2.015
7 Forester 1.878
8 Kangaroo 1.15
9 Kojonup 1.898
10 Mitika 2.135
11 Mulgara 1.963
12 Possum 2.171
13 Potoroo 1.994
14 Tammar 1.029
15 Tungoo 1.177
16 Wallaroo 1.808
17 WAOAT2332 2.098
18 Winteroo 1.656
19 Wombat 1.954
20 Yallara 2.05

Grain yield t/ha

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.