Phosphate efficacy in no-till wheat amended with biocarbon 2010

2010
CC BY 4.0

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Greg Butler and Andrew Bird
Year(s) 2010
Contributor South Australian No-till Farmers Association
Trial location(s) Site 3, Streaky Bay, SA
Phosphate efficacy in no-till wheat amended with biocarbon 2010 locations
Aims

To test the efficacy of DAP banded with low rates of biochar

Key messages

Low rates of bandxed biochar have some influence on DAP efficacy however biochar spread, or banded without DAP reduced yield.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source NREP
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula.


Other trial partners SANTFA, SARDI
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Method

Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Type
  • Fertiliser: Rate
  • Fertiliser: Form
  • Fertiliser: Method
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Streaky Bay 2010

Sow date 10 June 2010
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication 4
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Trial results Table 1

# Treatment 1
Treatment 2
Treatment 3
Treatment 4
Treatment 5
Treatment 6
Treatment 7
Treatment 8
Treatment 9
Treatment 10
Treatment 11
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Nil 2.018
2 DAP 35 kg/ha banded 2.205
3 DAP 70 kg/ha banded 2.235
4 DAP 35 kg/ha banded + 5 T/ha Biochar spread 2.238
5 DAP 70 kg/ha banded + 5 T/ha Biochar spread 2.37
6 DAP 35 kg/ha banded + 35 kg/ha Biochar banded 2.213
7 DAP 70 kg/ha banded + 35 kg/ha Biochar banded 2.27
8 DAP 35 kg/ha banded + 175 kg/ha Biochar banded 2.188
9 DAP 70 kg/ha banded + 175 kg/ha Biochar banded 2.253
10 35 kg/ha Biochar banded 1.955
11 175 kg/ha Biochar banded 1.97
12 5 T/ha Biochar spread 1.97

Grain yield t/ha


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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 3, Streaky Bay, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
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

Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Site 3, Streaky Bay 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.



Trial last modified: 22-05-2019 12:03pm AEST