Faba bean plant density, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

2007
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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Eric Armstrong (SARDI)
Jason Brand (DPIVic)
Luke Gaynor (DPI NSW)
Michael Lines (SARDI)
Larn McMurray (DPIVic)
Year(s) 2007
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Wagga Wagga, NSW
Faba bean plant density, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales locations
Aims

To test the yield response of new varieties of faba beans to changes in plant populations across southern NSW.

Key messages
  • All three varieties responded similarly to plant density, with no significant variety by plant density for either curvature or slope between the different varieties.
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, Jim Egan and Jo Crouch - SARDI
  • Peter Matthews and and Ian Menz - DPI 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.

 


Other trial partners SARDI, DPI NSW
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Method

Crop type Faba beans
Treatment type(s)
  • Sowing
  • Sowing: Rate
  • Variety
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Blocked

Wagga Wagga 2007

Sow date 17 May 2007
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

115 kg/ha Grain Legume Super

Herbicide

2L/ha Stomp + 2L/ha Sprayseed pre-sowing
1st June 500ml/ha Sencor + 200ml Supracide

Fungicide

Penncozeb 1.5l/ha on 8th August, 21st August, 12th September, 28th September

Pesticide


Fastac Duo (200ml/ha) on 10 Sept & 28 Oct

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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
Wagga Wagga, NSW Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Wagga Wagga, 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 Wagga Wagga NSW
2007 504.5mm
2006 527.0mm
2005 574.3mm
2004 545.4mm
2003 523.7mm
2002 544.2mm
2001 559.1mm
2000 499.5mm
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.

Wagga Wagga 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: 24-07-2019 14:19pm AEST