Comparison of wheat varieties

2016

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Rochelle Wheaton (Hart Field Site Group)
Year(s) 2016
Contributor Hart Field Site Group
Trial location(s) Site 5, Hart, SA
Comparison of wheat varieties locations
Aims

To compare the performance of new wheat varieties and lines against the current industry standards.

Key messages
  • Phantom, Scepter, Cobra and Scout were the highest yielding commercially available AH varieties at Hart in 2016, yielding between 4.01 and 4.28 t/ha.
  • Trojan and Cutlass were the highest yielding APW varieties at 4.6 t/ha.
  • Test weight and screening levels across the trial averaged 81.2 kg/hL and 0.7%.
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
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Blocked, randomised and replicated

Hart 2016

Sow date 10 May 2016
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.75m x 10m
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser <ul> <li>DAP (18:20) + Zn 2% @ 100 kg/ha</li> <li>UAN (42:0) @ 95 L/ha, 4th July</li> </ul>
Fungicide <ul> <li>Systiva @ 150 mL/100 kg seed</li> <li>Amistar Xtra @ 400 mL/ha, 6th Aug</li> <li>Propiconazole (500 g/L) @ 250 mL/ha, 12th Sept</li> </ul>
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Trial results Table 1

# Variety
Protein (%) Grain yield (t/ha) Screenings (%)
1 Arrow 10.3 3.8 0.2
2 Axe 10.6 3.24 0.3
3 Cobra 8.8 4.06 0.6
4 Cosmick 8.4 3.92 1
5 Emu Rock 10.1 3.82 1.2
6 Gladius 9.6 3.82 0.7
7 Grenade CL Plus 8.9 3.74 0.5
8 Hatchet CL Plus 10.4 3.39 0.5
9 AGT Katana 9.7 3.48 0.8
10 Kord CL Plus 9.5 3.47 1.3
11 Mace 9.1 3.65 0.5
12 Phantom 8.4 4.28 0.8
13 Scepter 8.9 4.09 0.8
14 Scout 8.6 4.01 0.9
15 Shield 9.5 3.81 1.2
16 Wallup 10.2 3.76 0.3
17 Corack 9.4 3.72 0.4
18 Cutlass 8.5 4.6 0.6
19 Estoc 9.3 4.17 0.8
20 Trojan 8.4 4.67 0.4
21 IGW6111 9 3.87 1

Grain yield t/ha


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Protein %


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Screenings %


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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.