CoRoN in wheat


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Leigh Nairn (GNRS)
Year(s) 2014
Contributor Northern Agri Group
Trial location(s) Site 10, Binnu, WA
CoRoN in wheat locations

To investigate the efficiencies of CoRoN, a slow release liquid nitrogen source, on Emu Rock wheat at flag leaf emergence

Key messages
  • There was no statistical increase in yeild with the addition of CoRoN at GS31.
Lead research organisation Great Northern Rural Services (CRT)
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

Don Nairn Craig Geerson, Barmac

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Binnu 2014

Sow rate or Target density 67kg/Ha
Sow date 4 June 2014
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 12.19m x 200m
Plot replication 4

Pre - Dapszc/Maxam @ 70kg/ha


Pre - Triflurin @ 1.8L/ha, Glyphosate @ 1.5L/ha Post - Precept @ 1L/ha, Brom MA @ 600ml/ha

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Trial results Table 1

# Treatment 1
Treatment 2
Gross margin ($/ha) Protein (%) Grain yield (t/ha) Hectolitre weight (kg/hL) Screenings (%) Cost ($/ha)
1 0 CoRoN 265.19 13.6 1.32 81.13 2.08 129.76
2 10L/ha CoRon (GS31) 260.82 13.3 1.38 81.22 1.86 151.76

Grain yield t/ha


Cost $/ha


Gross margin $/ha


Hectolitre weight kg/hL


Protein %


Screenings %

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 10, Binnu, WA Sandy loam
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Site 10, Binnu, WA Chromosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Site 10, Binnu WA
2014 330.6mm
2013 333.3mm
2012 348.2mm
2011 400.9mm
2010 324.7mm
2009 358.5mm
2008 398.8mm
2007 280.7mm
2006 313.7mm
2005 342.3mm
2004 319.6mm
2003 338.0mm
2002 333.0mm
2001 338.8mm
2000 381.7mm
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
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 10, Binnu WA 2014

Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 220mm

Derived climate information

Site 10, Binnu WA

NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate

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: 25-06-2019 13:34pm AEST