Georgie Troup, Mark Seymour and Raj Malik
|Contributor||Department of Agriculture and Food WA|
Site 4, Merredin, WA
|Lead research organisation||
Department of Agriculture and Food WA
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||DAFWA DAW00227|
|Trial funding source||GRDC DAW00227|
Oat agronomy and industry development in the Western Region
I would like to acknowledge the research support of Blakely Paynter, and technical support of Helena O’Dwyer, Pam Burgess and Rod Bowey and the DAFWA Research Support Units at Northam, Merredin, Esperance and Katanning.
The research undertaken as part of this project is made possible by the significant contributions of growers through both trial cooperation and the support of the GRDC, the author would like to thank them for their continued support.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Sow rate or Target density||The seed rate (kg/ha) to establish the four target plant densities of 80, 160, 240 and 320 plants/m2 varied for each variety and was adjusted based on their grain weight and germination percentage. A seed rate of 80 plants/m2 = 27 to 36kg/ha, 160 plants/m|
Small plot air-seeder with on-row packing press wheels.
|Sow date||28 April 2016|
|Harvest date||3 November 2016|
|Plot size||10m x 1.85m|
|Paddock history||Sown into canola stubble.|
Basal fertiliser comprised of Summit GUSTO compound fertiliser which was treated with Uniform (40ml/L) and banded below the seed at 100kg/ha, supplying a total of 10kg N/ha, 12kg P/ha and 14kg K/ha.
|Seed treatment||Seed was treated with Emerge and Vibrance at label rate.|
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||225mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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