To report on seed quality, nitrogen, screenings and black point in wheat and barley.
Seed quality: Check the germination and vigour of seed harvested in 2000, or other weather damaged seed.
Nitrogen: Soil nitrogen levels are likely to be lower in 2001, but will vary depending on summer rainfall, fallow weed control and paddock history.
Screenings: Pinched and small grain can result from drought stress and high temperatures, foliar disease or inappropriate input levels such as excessive early nitrogen, late sowing or poor soil water extraction.
Black Point: Black point in wheat is now thought to result from enzyme reactions during ripening, brought on by environmental stresses.
Lead research organisation
Central West Farming Systems
Host research organisation
Anthony van Herwaarden, CSIRO Division of Plant Industries, Canberra.
Peter Williamson, Leslie Research Centre, Toowoomba.
Kevin Young, Agriculture Western Australia, Esperance.
Trial source data and summary not available Check the trial report PDF for trial results.
Derived climate information
No observed climate data available for this trial. Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.
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.
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