Claire Browne (BCG)
Rob Launder (Agritech Rural)
|Contributor||Birchip Cropping Group|
|Further information||View external link|
To determine whether sowing direction influences wheat and barley grain yields in the southern grains region.
|Lead research organisation||
Birchip Cropping Group
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC BWD00024|
Advancing Profitable Farming Systems
This project was jointly funded through the GRDC’s ‘Advancing Profitable Farming Systems’ (BWD00024) project and Agritech Rural, Horsham.
|Other trial partners||Agritech Rural|
|Sow rate or Target density||130 plants/m²|
Knife points, press wheels, 30 cm row spacing
|Sow date||16 May 2014 16 May 2014|
|Harvest date||13 November 2014 13 November 2014, 28 November 2014|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
Granulock Supreme Z @ 50 kg/ha at sowing followed by urea @ 90kg/ha applied at GS14 and GS37 (total 180kg/ha)
Weeds were controlled to best management practice.
Pests were controlled to best management practice.
Diseases were controlled to best management practice.
||Screenings (%)||Test weight (kg/hL)||Protein (%)||Grain yield (t/ha)|
|1||█ East West||4.02||76.75||15||0.32|
|2||█ North South||4.04||76.04||14.5||0.4|
|Rainfall avg ann (mm)||226mm|
|Rainfall avg gsr (mm)||172mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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