Various oat seeding rate v yield

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Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) Chloe Turner (Facey Group)
Year(s) 2016
Contributor Facey Group
Trial location(s) Wickepen, WA
Various oat seeding rate v yield locations

To determine yield against various seeding rates for oats.

Key messages

Due to the oat crop severely lodging, harvest results were unable to give any determined yield for each seeding rate.

Wickepen WA 2016

Plot size & replication: 10m long x various widths – 3 replications

Soil type: Loam

Crop Variety: Williams Oats

Sowing Date: 2nd May 2016

Seeding Rate: Target rate of 100kg/ha – various actual

Fertiliser (kg/ha): MAP 50kg, 20 NS, 50L FN, MAP 20kg

Lead research organisation Facey Group
Host research organisation N/A
Related program N/A

Shaun Wittwer for providing and managing the trial site.

Other trial partners Not specified
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Crop type Forage: Oats
Treatment type(s)
  • Crop: Type
  • Sowing: Rate
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Replicated

Wickepen 2016

Sow rate or Target density 100kg/ha
Sow date 2 May 2016
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication 3

MAP 50kg, 20 NS, 50L FN, MAP 20kg

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Trial source data and summary not available
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Observed trial site soil information
Trial site soil testing
Not specified
Soil conditions
Trial site Soil texture
Wickepen, WA Loam
Derived trial site soil information
Australian Soil Classification Source: ASRIS
Trial site Soil order
Wickepen, WA Sodosol
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 Wickepen WA
2016 247.2mm
2015 260.1mm
2014 279.9mm
2013 306.2mm
2012 304.5mm
2011 256.8mm
2010 238.3mm
2009 257.3mm
2008 253.8mm
2007 268.3mm
2006 306.8mm
2005 296.2mm
2004 268.4mm
2003 288.3mm
2002 242.0mm
2001 259.4mm
2000 359.7mm
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



Derived climate information

No observed climate data available for this trial.
Derived climate data is determined from trial site location and national weather sources.

Wickepen WA


Some data on this site is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology

SILO weather estimates sourced from
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 last modified: 22-05-2023 11:32am AEST