Stubble incorporation trial


Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) N/A
Year(s) 2015
Contributor Irrigated Cropping Council
Trial location(s) Site 2, Kerang, VIC
Stubble incorporation trial locations

To investigate the incorporation and breakdown of stubbles by adding nutrients.

Key messages

Adding 70 kgN/ha prior to stubble incorporation addressed in crop N tie-up.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC BWD00024
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Canola
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Rate
  • Soil: Preparation
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Kerang 2015

Sow rate or Target density 40 pl/m2
Sow date 24 April 2015 late April
Harvest date 17 November 2015 mid November
Plot size 6m x 25m
Plot replication 3

125 kg/ha DAP at sowing, 100 kg urea/ha 10/07/15, 130 kg urea/ha 31/07/15


100 ml/ha Verdict + 300 ml/ha Lontrel 24/5/15, 500 ml/ha Select 26/06/15

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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha) Oil (%) Biomass (t/ha)
1 Garnet 0 fert incorp 1.55 45.5 8.28
2 Garnet 35 kgN/ha + 20 kgP/ha incorp 2.37 46.2 9.2
3 Garnet 35 kgN/ha + 20 KgP/ha incorp + 35 kgN/ha topdress 2.69 45.7 10
4 Garnet 70 kgN/ha + 20 kgP/ha incorp 2.22 45 10.67

Grain yield t/ha


Biomass t/ha


Oil %

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 2, Kerang, VIC Clay
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 2, Kerang, VIC Vertosol
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 2, Kerang VIC 2015

Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 232mm

Derived climate information

Site 2, Kerang VIC


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: 31-05-2019 11:04am AEST