Field pea sowing time, HRZ Western District (Inverleigh), Victoria

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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (SFS)
Abby Griffin (Ag Vic)
Claudia Higgins (SFS)
Gina Kreeck (SFS)
James Manson (SFS)
Year(s) 2018
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Inverleigh, VIC
Field pea sowing time, HRZ Western District (Inverleigh), Victoria locations

To test the adaptability of field pea varieties to changes in sowing time. 

Key messages
  •  Field peas sown on May 3 had grain yields of 2.6 to 3.4 t/ha. PBA Butler and the blue field pea breeding line OZB1308 were highest yielding.  
Lead research organisation Agriculture Victoria
Host research organisation Southern Farming Systems
Trial funding source GRDC DAV00150
Trial funding source AgVic
Trial funding source SARDI
Related program Southern Pulse Agronomy

Please see the 'Introduction and Acknowledgments' document, under the 'Trial report and attachments' tab. 

Other trial partners South Australian Research and Development Institute, Birchip Cropping Group, Frontier Farming Systems and Southern Farming Systems
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Crop type Field peas
Treatment type(s)
  • Sowing: Timing
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Inverleigh 2018

Sow rate or Target density 24 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 20cm row spacing

Sow date May 3, May 25
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

60 kg/ha (MAP)

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Trial last modified: 27-08-2019 16:39pm AEST