Sodic soil amelioration trial using lime and gypsum


Research organisatons
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Ken Motley
A Rice
Year(s) 2004
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Gunning Gap, NSW
Sodic soil amelioration trial using lime and gypsum locations

To demonstrate the long term production and associated economic benefits from ameliorating soil sodicity.

Key messages
  • The laboratory analysis indicated the site would be zinc responsive.
  • Zinc sulphate was no applied and no zinc deficiency symptoms were observed.
  • Extensive trials in the Forbes district have never shown a response to zinc fertiliser in wheat.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation Department of Agriculture NSW
Trial funding source GRDC
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified


Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Soil amelioration: Type
  • Soil amelioration: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Gunning Gap 2004

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Soil amelioration

Gypsum and Lime

Trial last modified: 09-10-2019 11:38am AEST