Potassium strategies for the wheat lupin rotation - 2013


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Stuart Wakelam
Year(s) 2013
Contributor Northern Agri Group
Trial location(s) Site 14, Binnu, WA
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Potassium strategies for the wheat lupin rotation - 2013 locations

To determine the optimum (K) fertiliser strategy for the wheat lupin rotation.

Key messages
  • Plant testing should be used as a guide to better K fertiliser decisions.
Lead research organisation CSBP
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Rate
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Binnu 2013

Sow rate or Target density 65kg/ha
Sow date 7 May 2013
Harvest date 7 November 2013
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Herbicide <p>7 May 2L/ha Boxer Gold, 1L/ha Treflan 4 Jun Jaguar/Lontrel/Ally</p>
Insecticide <p>7 May 300ml/ha Lorsban</p>
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Treatment 1
Treatment 2
Treatment 3
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Mace 0.62
2 Mace 30L/ha Flexi N 94kg/ha AgStar 0.75
3 Mace 35 L/ha Flexi N 110kg/ha K-Till 0.73
4 Mace 35 L/ha Flexi N 110kg/ha K-Till 0.79
5 Mace 50kg/ha MoP 30L/ha Flexi N 94kg/ha AgStar 0.77
6 Mace 100kg/ha MoP 30L/ha Flexi N 94kg/ha AgStar 0.73

Grain yield t/ha

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 14, Binnu, WA Sandplain
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 14, 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



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 14, 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 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.