CoRoN in wheat


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Leigh Nairn (GNRS)
Year(s) 2014
Contributor Northern Agri Group
Trial location(s) Site 6, 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
Hectolitre weight (kg/hL) Screenings (%) Cost ($/ha) Gross margin ($/ha) Protein (%) Grain yield (t/ha)
1 0 CoRoN 81.13 2.08 129.76 265.19 13.6 1.32
2 10L/ha CoRon (GS31) 81.22 1.86 151.76 260.82 13.3 1.38

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 6, Binnu, WA Sandy loam
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 6, Binnu, WA 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 6, Binnu WA 2014

Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 220mm

Derived climate information

Site 6, 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.

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Trial last modified: 25-06-2019 13:34pm AEST