Sowing time, LRZ Southern Mallee (Curyo), Victoria

2012
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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (DPIVic)
Year(s) 2012
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Curyo, VIC
Sowing time, LRZ Southern Mallee (Curyo), Victoria locations
Aims
  • To investigate the adaptability of a range of chickpea varieties and variety mixes to varying sowing dates.
Key messages
  • Grain yield and profitability was maximised in the Mallee by earlier sowing.
  • In particular, in 2012, the larger seeded Kabuli types had very high profits as yields were similar to other varieties and grain size excellent.
Lead research organisation Department of Primary Industries VIC
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00113
Trial funding source DPIVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Trial funding source DPI NSW
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy
Acknowledgments
  • Research staff: Jason Brand, Luke Gaynor, Mick Lines, Larn McMurray, Eric Armstrong, Jenny Davidson, Andrew Ware, Trent Potter, Jason Ellifson, Jennifer Briggs, Keisha Savage, Russel Argall, Ashley Purdue, Gerard O’Connor, Stuart Sherriff, Peter Maynard, John Nairn, Leigh Davis.
  • 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: Timing
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Curyo 2012

Sow date Not specified
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
Curyo, VIC Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Curyo, 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 Curyo VIC
2012 646.2mm
2011 673.5mm
2010 668.8mm
2009 625.9mm
2008 601.0mm
2007 630.7mm
2006 616.1mm
2005 659.9mm
2004 622.9mm
2003 633.0mm
2002 566.3mm
2001 625.4mm
2000 611.1mm
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.

Curyo VIC

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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: 21-06-2019 13:05pm AEST