Mike Jackson (Nufarm Australia Ltd)
|Contributor||West Midlands Group|
Site 5, Badgingarra, WA
To demonstrate Scope barley and the performance of Clearfield herbicides on brome grass in a non-wetting scenario, and to investigate the benefit of soil wetter and pre-emergence herbicides in improving this performance.
|Lead research organisation||
|Host research organisation||
West Midlands Group
|Trial funding source||Nufarm Ltd|
WMG for including this trial in their trial program.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow rate or Target density||75kg/ha|
Small plot seeder, knife point and press wheel.
|Sow date||21 May 2010|
|Harvest date||Not specified|
|Plot size||Not specified|
At seeding: 100 kg/ha Urea (top dressed IBS); 100 kg/ha Vigour Atlas (banded below seed)
Post (7/8/10): 80 kg/ha Urea
Pre-seeding (20/5/10): 2.5 L/ha Roundup PowerMAX; 1 L/ha Chlorpyrifos. In April an earlier knockdown treatment was also applied.
Soil Wetter: Half the trial (treatments 1-13) was treated with soil wetter on 7th May and again on 21st May immediately after sowing. The other half was untreated (treatments 14-26)
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||300mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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