Gunning Gap CWFS site -lime response on a sandy acid soil

2000 - 2003
CC BY 4.0

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Ken Motley (NSW Agriculture)
Andrew Rice (Ivey ATP)
Year(s) 2000 - 2003
Contributor Central West Farming Systems
Trial location(s) Gunning Gap, NSW
Gunning Gap CWFS site -lime response on a sandy acid soil locations
Aims

To report on a long-term soil amelioration trial established at the Gunning Gap CWFS regional site.

Key messages

The application of lime to this sandy acidic soil has had provided little benefit over the last 4 years (ie. 2000 - 2003).

Lead research organisation Central West Farming Systems
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments

Graham Coombs (trial co-operator); Greg Gibson and Tim McNee (technical assistance); Sharon Taylor (statistical analysis); Catherine Evans (Editing); Central West Farming Systems, Grain Growers Association and GRDC (funding).


Other trial partners Not specified
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Method

Crop type Barley
Treatment type(s)
  • Soil amelioration
Trial type
Trial design

Gunning Gap 2000

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
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Plot replication Not specified

Gunning Gap 2001

Sow date Not specified
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Gunning Gap 2002

Sow date Not specified
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Gunning Gap 2003

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Trial results Table 1

# Treatment 1
Grain yield (t/ha)
1 Nil 0.2
2 1.5 t/ha lime 0.19
3 3.0 t/ha lime 0.22
4 4.5 t/ha lime 0.21

Grain yield t/ha


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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Gunning Gap, NSW Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Gunning Gap, NSW Chromosol
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

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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.

Gunning Gap NSW

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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: 06-08-2019 07:54am AEST