Brome grass control


Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) Richard Brake
Year(s) 2010
Contributor Northern Agri Group
Trial location(s) Site 13, Binnu, WA
Brome grass control locations

To assess the new herbicide Sakura on Brome grass control/supression in wheat.

Key messages
  • There was no significant difference netween any of the treatments.
Lead research organisation Great Northern Rural Services (CRT)
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

Rhys Carson, PA and AA Carson, Binnu

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

Binnu 2010

Sow rate or Target density 70kg/ha
Sow date 1 June 2010
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 10m x 3m
Plot replication 3

Agflow 30 10kg, Humates 40kg SOA 25 MOP


1st June - Roundup 1.8L 2nd July - Sniper

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Trial results Table 1

@T1: 28/06/10 @T2: 28/10/10
# Variety
Treatment 1
Treatment 2
Grain yield (t/ha) Brome grass density (plants/m2) Brome grass density (plants/m2)
1 Magenta Trifluralin 2L 1.17 97 270
1 Magenta Control Control 1.16 346 308
1 Magenta Sakura 118gm/ha 1.4 48 101
2 Magenta Boxer Gold 2.5L 1.18 196 270
2 Magenta Triflurin 2L, Monza 25gm 1.37 171 111
2 Magenta Triflurin 2L, Crusader 500ml 1.11 277 273
3 Magenta Triflurin 2L Atlantis 330ml 0.99 327 361
3 Magenta Sakura @ 118gm.ha, Metribuzin @ 150gm 1.02 128 217
3 Magenta Boxer Gold 2.5L 0.78 430
4 Magenta Boxer Gold 5L 0.63 500
4 Magenta Atlantis 500ml 0.95 460
4 Magenta Sakura @ 118gm 0.58 474
5 Magenta Monza 25gm + 1% Bonza 1.1 296
5 Magenta Crusader @ 500ml + 0.25% BS 1000 0.85 500
5 Magenta Atlantis 330ml + Hasten 0.76 439
6 Magenta Crusader (new) 500ml 0.94 500
6 Magenta
6 Magenta
7 Magenta
7 Magenta
7 Magenta
8 Magenta
8 Magenta
8 Magenta
9 Magenta
9 Magenta
10 Magenta
10 Magenta
11 Magenta
11 Magenta
12 Magenta
12 Magenta
13 Magenta
13 Magenta
14 Magenta
14 Magenta
15 Magenta
15 Magenta
16 Magenta
16 Magenta

Grain yield t/ha


Brome grass density plants/m2

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 13, Binnu, WA Red sandy loam
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 13, 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 13, Binnu WA 2010

Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 185mm

Derived climate information

Site 13, 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 13:10pm AEST