Mark Seymour, Raj Malik and Sally Sprigg
|Contributor||Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA|
Holt Rock, ACT
To investigate the response to changing the nitrogen rate and changing the time of application. Canola yield and oil will be measured and RR hybrids will be compared with open-pollinated TT types (OP TT).
|Lead research organisation||
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC DAW00227|
This trial is one of a series conducted throughout WA as part of the GRDC/DAFWA co-funded project “Tactical Break Crop Agronomy in Western Australia”. Thanks to the Merredin RSU for trial management. Laurie Maiolo provided technical assistance to ensure all treatments and measurements occurred in a timely and accurate fashion.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Crop type||Oilseed: Canola|
|Sow rate or Target density||30 plants/m²|
|Sowing machinery||Not specified|
|Sow date||7 May 2014|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot blocking||Not specified|
|Plot randomisation||Not specified|
|Paddock history||Barley 2013, lupin 2012, Wheat 2011|
Basal fertiliser – 100 kg/ha SuperPhos at seeding, 400 kg/ha of gypsum and 120 kg/ha of Muriate of Potash applied by hand over whole site 4-6 weeks after sowing.
|Soil amelioration||Not specified|
|Seed treatment||Not specified|
|Other trial notes||Not specified|
|Rainfall avg gsr (mm)||266mm|
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.