Comparison of durum varieties

2017

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Dylan Bruce (Hart Field Site Group)
Year(s) 2017
Contributor Hart Field Site Group
Trial location(s) Site 5, Hart, SA
Comparison of durum varieties locations
Aims

To compare the performance of new durum varieties against the current industry standards

Key messages
  • The average grain yield for all durum varieties was 4.24 t/ha, with six out of eight varieties trialed high yielding at Hart in 2017.
  • Grain protein and screening levels were low, while test weight values were high
Lead research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Hart 2017

Sow date 8 May 2017
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.75m x 10m
Plot replication 3
Fertiliser
  • DAP (18:20) + Impact @ 100 kg/ha
  • UAN (42:0) @ 60 L/ha on 3rd July
  • UAN (42:0) @ 60 L/ha on 2nd August
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Download results

Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Screenings (%) Test weight (kg/hL) Protein (%) Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Caparoi 0.6 81.7 11 3.92
2 Tamaroi 0.9 81.2 9.6 4.53
3 Saintly 0.6 80 10 4.23
4 Hypermo 1.7 79.5 10 4.06
5 DBA-Aurora 1.2 79.9 10.4 4.26
6 Tjikuri 1.2 79.2 9.9 4.23
7 Yawa 3.4 79.1 9.8 4.41
8 ADTD043 0.8 80.6 9.9 4.44

Grain yield t/ha


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Protein %


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Screenings %


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Test weight kg/hL


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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 5, Hart, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 5, Hart, SA Chromosol
National soil grid Source
NOTE: National Soil Grid data is aggregated information for background information on the wider area
Actual soil values can vary significantly in a small area and the trial soil tests are the most relevant data where available

Soil properties

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Climate

Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Site 5, Hart SA

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Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
Jeffrey, S.J., Carter, J.O., Moodie, K.B. and Beswick, A.R. (2001). Using spatial interpolation to construct a comprehensive archive of Australian climate data , Environmental Modelling and Software, Vol 16/4, pp 309-330. DOI: 10.1016/S1364-8152(01)00008-1.



Trial last modified: 11-06-2019 15:09pm AEST