Kelly Angel (BCG)
|Contributor||Birchip Cropping Group|
Site 1, Jil JIl, VIC
|Further information||View external link|
To determine if sowing direction and row spacing can be used to reduce grass weed populations, growth and seed set, and their impact on crop performance in the Mallee.
|Lead research organisation||
Birchip Cropping Group
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC CWF00020|
Overdependence on Agrochemicals
This research was funded by the GRDC as part of the Overdependence on Agrochemicals project (CWF00020).
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow rate or Target density||130 plants/m²|
Knife points, press wheels
|Sow date||5 May 2016|
|Harvest date||15 December 2016|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
|Paddock history||2015 grazing with late chemical fallow|
Granulock Supreme Z @ 70kg/ha at sowing
Weed free plots only (IBS)
*Note: Sentry is not registered for pre-emergent use in Clearfield Plus (two gene) cereals and as such is not an endorsed use pattern by BCG, but purely done for trial management purposes. Any use of Sentry contrary to label guidelines are the user’s responsibility including residue control, environmental safeguards, and resistance management.
||Grain yield (t/ha)||Head abundance (heads/m2)||Weed biomass (t/ha)||Weed biomass (t/ha)|
|Rainfall trial total (mm)||480.5mm|
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||373mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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