Lentil Variety Trial in Mingenew


Research organisatons
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) Mark Seymour
Year(s) 2018
Contributor Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA
Trial location(s) MIG, WA
Lentil Variety Trial in Mingenew locations

To identify suitable Lentil varities for WA growers.

Key messages
  • PBA Hallmark XT – the new imi tolerant variety released in 2018 –performed well at Mingenew matching the yield of all other released varieties.
  • Over the longer term PBA Hallmark XT has outperformed PBA Hurricane XT and growers interested in IMI tolerant lentils are encouraged to try this variety on their farm.
Lead research organisation Department of Agriculture and Food WA
Host research organisation Mingenew-Irwin Group
Trial funding source GRDC DAW00227
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Pulse: Lentils
Treatment type(s)
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Blocked
Sow rate or Target density 100 plants/m².
Sowing machinery

Cone seeder.

Sow date 20 April 2018
Sow date 20 April 2018
Harvest date 25 October 2018
Harvest date 25 October 2018
Plot size 10m
Plot replication 3
Plot blocking 6
Plot randomisation Randomised
Paddock history Not specified
Fertiliser Not specified
Herbicide Not specified
Insecticide Not specified
Fungicide Not specified
Pesticide Not specified
Soil amelioration Not specified
Seed treatment Not specified
Inoculant Not specified
Tillage Not specified
Other trial notes 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
MIG, WA Not specified
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source
Trial site Soil order
MIG, WA Anthroposol
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



MIG WA 2018

Observed climate information
Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 278mm
Derived climate information
NOTE: Exact trial site locality unknown - Climate data may not be accurate
BOM Data source MINGENEW [846] 2km proximity to trial site location


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.