Mariano Cossani, Andrew Ware and Victor Sadras (SARDI)
|Contributor||SARDI Minnipa Agricultural Centre|
Site 7, Minnipa Agricultural Centre, SA
To evaluate the impact of water and N co-limitation on grain yield of wheat under different N and water availability and to assess the genotypic variability in the main parameters.
|Lead research organisation||
South Australian Research and Development Institute
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC DAS00165-BA|
The present project is co-funded by SARDI and GRDC. Special thanks to Leigh Davis, Brenton Spriggs and Sue Budarick for their collaboration with field and lab activities, and to Dr. Alan McKay and his team for advice with the root sampling.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow rate or Target density||The sowing density was targeted at 180 plants/m2, and rows spaced at 27 cm.|
|Sow date||13 May 2016|
|Harvest date||30 October 2016|
|Plot size||1.6m x 10m|
Prior to sowing we applied MAP at a rate of 120 kg/ha. Weeds, pests, and diseases were controlled following the practices used for National Variety Trials (NVT).
|Rainfall avg ann (mm)||325mm|
|Rainfall avg gsr (mm)||241mm|
|Rainfall trial total (mm)||391mm|
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||268mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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