Angel survives summer SU residues

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Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Craig Bell, Jake Howie (SARDI), Ben Ward (Minnipa) and Ron Sly (DPI)
Year(s) 2005
Contributor Central West Farming Systems
Trial location(s) Site 1, Walpeup, VIC
Angel survives summer SU residues locations

To test the tolerance of the new strand medic, Angel, to sulfonylurea (SU) herbicide residues from a summer weed application.

Key messages
  • Angel shows excellent tolerance to summer SU herbicide application.
  • After using SU herbicides for summer weed control Angel can be grown with minimal effect on pasture productivity.
Lead research organisation Central West Farming Systems
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

Thanks to Craig Rule for the use of his land.
The funding of this work by GRDC is gratefully acknowledged.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Medic
Treatment type(s)
  • Herbicide
  • Herbicide: Application
  • Variety
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Walpeup 2005

Sow date 26 May 2005
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 1, Walpeup, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Site 1, Walpeup, VIC Calcarosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Site 1, Walpeup VIC
2005 207.4mm
2004 160.4mm
2003 161.1mm
2002 118.1mm
2001 173.4mm
2000 220.3mm
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
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



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 1, Walpeup VIC

NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate

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 report and links

2005 trial report

Trial last modified: 05-05-2018 13:18pm AEST