Comparison of pasture varieties

2012
CC BY 4.0

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) N/A
Year(s) 2012
Contributor Hart Field Site Group
Trial location(s) Site 5, Hart, SA
Comparison of pasture varieties locations
Aims

To compare the performance of first year pasture against regenerated pasture varieties.

Key messages

The average dry matter production for the first year pasture and regenerated pasture varieties were very similar, averaging 3.5t/ha in 2012.

Lead research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Host research organisation Hart Field Site Group
Trial funding source HFSG members
Related program N/A
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified

Method

Crop type Medic
Treatment type(s)
  • Crop
  • Crop: Type
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unreplicated

Hart 2012

Sow date 14 July 2012
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size 1.4m x 10m
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

DAP + Zn 2% @ 50kg/ha

Trial source data and summary not available
Check the trial report PDF for trial results.
Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Site 5, Hart, SA Calcarosol
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Site 5, Hart, SA Chromosol
Soil Moisture Source: BOM/ANU
Average amount of water stored in the soil profile during the year, estimated by the OzWALD model-data fusion system.
Year Site 5, Hart SA
2012 654.6mm
2011 683.8mm
2010 686.7mm
2009 669.9mm
2008 633.9mm
2007 649.9mm
2006 651.2mm
2005 675.4mm
2004 633.0mm
2003 652.2mm
2002 649.4mm
2001 674.5mm
2000 625.6mm
National soil grid Source: CSIRO/TERN
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

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Climate

Site 5, Hart SA 2012


Observed climate information

Rainfall trial gsr (mm) 168mm

Derived climate information

Site 5, Hart SA

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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.

Trial report and links


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Trial last modified: 06-06-2019 10:27am AEST