|Contributor||Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA|
Site 11, Merredin, WA
Identify suitable lentil varieties for WA growers.
• Timely harvest can make a big difference to yields when lentils produce high biomass. • 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||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC DAW00227|
Tactical Break Crop Agronomy
This experiment is one of a series conducted throughout WA as part of the GRDC/DPIRD co-funded project “Tactical Break Crop Agronomy in Western Australia”. Pulse Breeding Australia (PBA) provided seed for experiments. Thanks to the Merredin TSU for trial management and Salzar Rahman and Pam Burgess for providing technical assistance to ensure all treatments and measurements occurred in a timely and accurate fashion.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Trial design||Blocked, randomised and replicated|
|Sow rate or Target density||100 plants/m²|
|Sow date||27 April 2018 27 April 2018|
|Harvest date||22 October 2018 Hand harvest 22/10/2018 and machine harvest 13/11/2018|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Inoculant||ALOSCA Granular Innoculant Group F @10 kg/ha|
|Rainfall trial gsr (mm)||218mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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