Seed treatment trial - Binnu


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Leigh Nairn
Year(s) 2014
Contributor Northern Agri Group
Trial location(s) Site 3, Binnu, WA
Related trials
Seed treatment trial - Binnu locations

To investigate the efficiencies of a number of new seed dressing options for the control and/or supression of Rhizoctonia in wheat.

Key messages

Hot weather for 3 weeks in August impacted the range of results that could be expected. Yellow spot was quite evident early in many of the plots, with the treatments claiming to have some protection (Systiva)

Lead research organisation Great Northern Rural Services (CRT)
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

Craig and Robyn Simkin

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Cereal: Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fungicide: Type
  • Fungicide: Rate
  • Fungicide: Method
Trial type
Trial design
Sow rate or Target density 70kg/ha
Sowing machinery Not specified
Sow date 8 May 2014
Plot size 1.8mx20m
Plot replication 3
Plot blocking Not specified
Plot randomisation Not specified
Paddock history 2013 - wheat

Pre - DAP @ 50kg


Pre - Sakura 118gm/ha, Trifluralin 2L/ha, Sprayseed 2L/ha Post - Velocity 500ml/ha, LVE 500ml/ha

Insecticide Not specified
Fungicide Not specified
Pesticide Not specified
Soil amelioration Not specified
Seed treatment Not specified
Inoculant Not specified
Tillage Not specified
Other trial notes

Trial was randomized with 15 seed treatments plus two Nil treatments. Trial related to NAG_2014_12

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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Treatment 2
Treatment 3
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Mace Evergol Prime 40 Banded rate Nil 1.55
2 Mace Vibrance 180 Banded rate Nil 1.62
3 Mace Vibrance 360 Banded rate Nil 1.48
4 Mace Systiva 150ml Banded rate Nil 1.44
5 Mace BAS 673 31.25 Banded rate Nil 1.53
6 Mace Nil 100 Banded rate Ezyflow Zn100ml/ha 1.38
7 Mace Nil Nil Banded rate Nil 1.56
8 Mace Evergol Prime 80 Banded rate Nil 1.46
9 Mace Nil Nil Banded Rate Uniform 200ml 1.38
10 Mace Nil Nil Banded Rate Uniform 400ml 1.66
11 Mace Systiva + BAS 673 181.25ml Banded rate Nil 1.51
12 Mace Nil 200 Banded rate Ezyflow Zn300ml/ha 1.4
13 Mace Nil Nil Banded rate Nil 1.61
14 Mace Evergol Prime 30 Banded rate 60ml/ha Evergol 1.47
15 Mace Evergol Prime 30 Banded rate 120ml/ha Evergol 1.43
16 Mace Vibrance and Uniform 180 Banded rate Uniform 200ml 1.64
17 Mace Vibrance and Uniform 90 Banded rate Uniform 400ml 1.63

Grain yield t/ha

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 3, Binnu, WA Yellow sandplain
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 3, 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 3, Binnu WA 2014

Observed climate information
Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 250mm
Derived climate information
NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
BOM Data source BINNU [768] 0km proximity to trial site location


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.