Brett Beard (Summit Fertilizers)
|Contributor||West Midlands Group|
Regans Ford, WA
To investigate the response of wheat to polymer-coated urea.
Under the 2013 growing season conditions, there was no advantage to wheat growth and grain yield in the use of a polymer-coated urea product.
|Lead research organisation||
|Host research organisation||
West Midlands Group
|Trial funding source||Summit|
Living Farm for establishment and management of the trial for Summit Fertilizers and Peter Negus for allowing the trial on his property.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow rate or Target density||70kg/ha|
Small plot seeder, knife points and press wheels
|Sow date||10 May 2013|
|Harvest date||Not specified|
|Plot size||2m x 12m|
|Plot replication||Not specified|
SOP 100 kg/ha IBS Gusto Gold 120kg/ha
Pre-emergent: 118 g/ha Sakura
2 L/ha Avadex
400 mL/ha Diuron
3 g/ha Ally
2 L/ha SpraySeed
Post-emergent: 30 g/ha Monza (2/06/13)
350 mL/ha Axial (15/06/13)
670 mL/ha Velocity (25/06/13)
Pre-emergent: 200 mL/ha Bifenthrin
1 L/ha Chlorpyriphos
Post-emergent: 300 mL/ha Chlorpyrifos (26/05/13)
|Rainfall avg gsr (mm)||536mm|
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||471mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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