Sowing time x row space, MRZ Wimmera (Vectis), Victoria

2010
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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (DPIVic)
Year(s) 2010
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Vectis, VIC
Sowing time x row space, MRZ Wimmera (Vectis), Victoria locations
Aims
  • To investigate the adaptability of a range of chickpea varieties and breeding lines to wider row
    spacing’s sown inter-row in to standing stubble compared with conventional cropping systems
    (narrow row spacing with slashed stubble).
  • The interaction sowing times is also compared.
Key messages
  • No major agronomic interactions were observed in this trial.
Lead research organisation Department of Primary Industries VIC
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source DPIVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00113
Trial funding source NSWI&I
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy
Acknowledgments
  • Research staff: Jason Brand, Luke Gaynor, Mick Lines, Larn McMurray, Jenny Davidson, Andrew Ware, Trent Potter, Peter Matthews, Jason Ellifson, Justine Ellis, Gerard O’Connor, John Furner, Leigh Davis.
  • Co-operating staff: Russel Argall, Jenny Briggs, Jan Edwards, Matt Newell.
  • Industry Collaborators: Michael Materne and Tony Leonforte, Pulse Breeding Australia, DPI – Horsham Victoria; Kristy Hobson, Pulse Breeding Australia, DPI – Tamworth NSW; Jeff Paull, Pulse Breeding Australia, University of Adelaide South Australia; Wayne Hawthorne and Trevor Bray, Pulse Australia.
  • We are grateful for the support we receive from the numerous commercial agronomists and seed commercialising companies.

Other trial partners Pulse Breeding Australia, The University of Adelaide, Pulse Australia
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Method

Crop type Chickpeas
Treatment type(s)
  • Sowing
  • Sowing: Timing
  • Sowing: Row spacing
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Vectis 2010

Sow date 16 May 2010
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
Vectis, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Vectis, VIC Vertosol
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 Vectis VIC
2010 235.3mm
2009 236.3mm
2008 214.7mm
2007 266.3mm
2006 273.9mm
2005 330.1mm
2004 340.7mm
2003 430.8mm
2002 437.5mm
2001 540.2mm
2000 627.7mm
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.

Vectis VIC

NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
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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: 08-06-2018 15:19pm AEST