Inter row sowing and no-till - a good marriage


Research organisaton
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Matt McCallum (Ag Consulting Co.)
Year(s) 2006
Contributor Birchip Cropping Group
Trial location(s) Waikerie, SA
Inter row sowing and no-till - a good marriage locations

To investigate inter row sowing and no-till.

Key messages

Inter row sowing in no-till systems works well and can increase crop profits for wheat, lentils and canola.

Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source SAGIT
Trial funding source NLP
Trial funding source SANTFA
Trial funding source GPS Ag
Related program N/A
  • YP Alkaline Soils Group
  • Bill Long, Danny LeFeuvre, Nathan Rennie, Ag. Consulting Co.
  • Peter Treloar, PIRSA
  • Michael Bennett, SANTFA
  • Peter Hooper, Hart Field Site Group
  • Steven Simpfendorfer and Andrew Verrell, NSW Department of Primary Industries
  • Jack Desbiolles, UniSA
  • Funding by: South Australian Grains Industry Trust Fund (SAGIT), National Landcare
  • Innovation Grant, SANTFA, and gps-Ag.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Multiple
Treatment type(s)
  • Soil: Preparation
  • Sowing
  • Sowing: Method
Trial type Article/commentary
Trial design Not applicable

Waikerie 2006

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Waikerie, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Waikerie, SA Calcarosol
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.

Waikerie SA


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.

Trial report and links

2006 trial report

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Trial last modified: 09-05-2019 17:38pm AEST