Chickpea sowing time, Cowra, NSW

2009
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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (DPIVic)
Luke Gaynor (IINSW)
Larn McMurray (SARDI)
Year(s) 2009
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Cowra, NSW
Chickpea sowing time, Cowra, NSW locations
Aims

To test the yield response of eight chickpea varieties to different sowing times in south eastern NSW. The information from this trial will be used to improve current grower sowing time recommendations for chickpeas.

Key messages
  • There is a clear significant effect of time of sowing, with a near linear yield decline with the delay in sowing.
Lead research organisation Department of Primary Industries VIC
Host research organisation N/A
Trial funding source GRDC
Trial funding source DPIVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Trial funding source DPI NSW
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy
Acknowledgments

Key contributors:
The authors wish to thank the contributions of the following people to this project:

  • Russel Argall, Jason Ellifson and Justine Ellis, DPI – Horsham
  • Jenny Davidson, SARDI
  • Peter Matthews and Eric Armstrong, II NSW


Acknowledgements:
The authors wish to acknowledge the support and assistance of the following people:

  • Michael Materne, Kristy Hobson and Tony Leonforte, PBA, DPI – Horsham.
  • Jeff Paull, PBA, Uni of Adelaide.
  • Ian Menz, II NSW

 


Other trial partners SARDI, The University of Adelaide, DPI NSW
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Method

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

Cowra 2009

Sow rate or Target density 35 plants/m2
Sow date 7 May 2009
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
Cowra, NSW Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Cowra, NSW Kandosol
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 Cowra NSW
2009 466.1mm
2008 434.5mm
2007 436.0mm
2006 487.3mm
2005 542.0mm
2004 451.4mm
2003 425.1mm
2002 441.3mm
2001 451.6mm
2000 395.8mm
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.

Cowra 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: 14-06-2018 10:47am AEST