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 Mike Baker for detailed measurements and management of this trial, Ben Biddulph for use of this irrigated site, Living Farm for managing the agronomy and DPIRD and GRDC for funding.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Crop type||Oilseed: Canola|
|Sow rate or Target density||35 plants/m2|
|Sow date||4 Times of sowing started from 15 March|
|Harvest date||24 October 2018|
|Plot size||12m x 1.54m|
|Plot randomisation||Not specified|
|Paddock history||Wheat in2017|
|Soil amelioration||Not specified|
|Seed treatment||Not specified|
|Other trial notes||Not specified|
|Rainfall trial total (mm)||341mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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