Lentil agronomy


Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) N/A
Year(s) 2011
Contributor Hart Field Site Group
Trial location(s) Site 5, Hart, SA
Lentil agronomy locations

To assess the advantages of new lentil varieties with current standards and a field pea at different sowing times and on varying soil types.

Key messages
  • Lentil and field pea yields were similar at Hart in 2011 and averaged 2t/ha.
  • Sowing date and site location significantly affected variety yield performance with early sowing favouring higher yields at the ‘poorer’ site.
  • The late September rain was critical for the yield of later flowering varieties at the late sowing date and the western site but was of limited benefit to the early maturing PBA Blitz.
  • PBA Jumbo was the highest yielding lentil variety when sown early and PBA Blitz and Nipper were generally the lowest yielding varieties in 2011 at Hart.
Lead research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop types Field peas
Treatment type(s)
  • Sowing
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Hart 2011 Field peas

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

Hart 2011 Lentils

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
Site 5, Hart, SA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
Site 5, Hart, SA Chromosol
National soil grid Source
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



Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Site 5, Hart SA


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: 06-08-2019 07:54am AEST