Martin Harries, Imma Farre, Jackie Bucat, Mark Seymour (DPIRD)
|Contributor||Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA|
Wongan Hills Research Station, 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 Salzar Rahman for measurements and Shari Dougal and the Wongan Hills Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Research station for managing this trial. Thanks to DPIRD and GRDC for funding.
|Other trial partners||Not specified|
|Trial design||Blocked and replicated|
|Sow rate or Target density||40 plants/m2|
|Sow date||15 March 2018 March 15, April 5, April 26 and May 17|
|Harvest date||24 October 2018|
|Plot size||10m x 1.54m|
|Rainfall avg gsr (mm)||258mm|
|Rainfall trial total (mm)||359mm|
SILO weather estimates sourced from https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/silo/
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