Manganese applications did not improve cereal yields in 2015 and 2016

2016

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) S Davey, N Wilhelm, T Blacker, A Cook and I Richter
Year(s) 2016
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Site 2, Streaky Bay, SA
Tooligie, SA
Manganese applications did not improve cereal yields in 2015 and 2016 locations
Aims

To assess the extent and severity of trace element deficiencies on Eyre Peninsula and if existing guidelines developed some 20-40 years ago for trace element management packages need adapting for current farming systems.

Key messages
  • Current guideline of YEB values at tillering greater than 15mg Mn/kg indicative of adequate status still appear appropriate.
  • No yield response recorded to application of Mn in different form or timing.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial funding source GRDC DAS00146
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop types Barley
Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Timing
  • Fertiliser: Form
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Streaky Bay 2016 Barley

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser Not specified

Streaky Bay 2016 Wheat

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser Not specified

Tooligie 2016 Barley

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

Manganese - forms not specified

Tooligie 2016 Wheat

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser Not specified
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Trial last modified: 10-10-2019 13:55pm AEST