Plant growth regulators in canola


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Sarah Noack and Peter Hooper (Hart Field Site Group)
Year(s) 2013
Contributor Hart Field Site Group
Trial location(s) Site 5, Hart, SA
Plant growth regulators in canola locations

To measure the effect of PGRs on canola plant height and grain yield.

Key messages
  • Application of PGRs significantly reduced plant height and increased grain yield at Hart in 2013.
Lead research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Host research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Canola
Treatment type(s)
  • Growth regulator
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Hart 2013

Sow date 10 May 2013
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.4m x 10m
Plot replication Not specified
  • DAP (18:20) @ 80 kg/ha + 2% Zn
  • UAN (42:0) @ 75 L/ha, 11th July
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Trial results Table 1

# Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha) Oil (%)
1 Nil PGR 1.63 43.9
2 Experimental PGR 1 1.71 43.4
3 Experimental PGR 2 - rate 1 1.84 44.1
4 Experimental PGR 2 - rate 2 2.01 43.6

Grain yield t/ha


Oil %

Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 5, Hart, SA Calcarosol
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



Site 5, Hart SA 2013

Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 303mm

Derived climate information

Site 5, Hart SA


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

SILO weather estimates sourced from
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: 06-06-2019 14:59pm AEST