Comparison of barley varieties

2011

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Peter Hooper and Roy Rogers (Hart Field Site Group)
Year(s) 2011
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
Feed varieties Hindmarsh, Fleet, Keel and Fathom; and malting varieties Commander and Buloke were the highest yielding barley varieties at Hart in 2011, averaging 3.50 t/ha. No varieties produced screenings in excess of 5%. All malting varieties achieved retention above the required 86%
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 2011

Sow date 30 May 2011 30 May 2011
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.4m x 10m
Plot replication 3
Paddock history 2010 - Oaten hay
Fertiliser Seeding: 90kg/ha DAP 2% Zn, 29/7/11: 70L/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 Buloke 3.235 0.645 11.133 66.07
2 Capstan 3.27 1.367 11.367 64.61
3 Carl 1238 3.036 0.616 9.967 67.19
4 Commander 3.393 1.308 10.233 66.25
5 Flagship 3.115 0.57 11.4 68.99
6 Fleet 3.551 0.418 11.6 62.09
7 Gairdner 2.794 0.667 11.167 68.95
8 Grange 2.663 1.468 11.7 67.33
9 Hindmarsh 3.655 0.919 10.333 66.33
10 Keel 3.504 1.638 10.533 63.11
11 Macquerie 2.962 0.718 11.3 69.59
12 Maritime 2.773 0.379 10.767 65.11
13 Oxford 2.75 2.564 10.933 69.11
14 Schooner 2.976 0.552 10.433 66.43
15 Scope 3.172 0.627 11.6 66.94
16 Shepherd 2.703 0.565 12.233 67.22
17 SloopSA 3.026 0.675 10.933 68.1
18 VBO 432 2.928 0.603 11.2 68.51
19 WABAR2315 3.117 0.396 11.9 67.25
20 WABAR2537 2.8 1.325 11.167 68.91
21 Westminster 2.473 0.939 12 70.3
22 Navigator 2.796 0.684 10 68.37
23 Fathom 3.429 0.543 10.333 63.81
24 Yarra 3.272 0.61 10.967 63.48

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 2011


Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 219mm

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.