Martin Harries, Imma Farre, Jackie Bucat, Mark Seymour DPIRD
|Contributor||Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA|
To investigate yield and phenology of canola varieties when sown in March to provide better advice to agronomists and growers about the best varieties to use and safe sowing and flowering windows.
|Lead research organisation||
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA
|Host research organisation||N/A|
|Trial funding source||GRDC DAW00227|
Thanks to the Geraldton DPIRD Research Support Unit and Stephanie Boyce for trial management and measurements, Tim and Daniel Critch for supplying the site and the GRDC for project funding.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Crop type||Oilseed: Canola|
|Sow rate or Target density||40 plants/m2|
|Sow date||Five time of sowing started from 15 March|
|Harvest date||24 October 2018|
|Plot size||Not specified|
|Plot blocking||Not specified|
|Paddock history||Wheat 2017|
|Soil amelioration||Not specified|
|Seed treatment||Not specified|
|Other trial notes||Not specified|
|Rainfall avg ann (mm)||247mm|
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.