Field pea sowing time, HRZ Western District (Lake Bolac), Victoria

2018
CC BY 4.0

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) Lake Bolac, VIC
Field pea sowing time, HRZ Western District (Lake Bolac), Victoria locations
Aims

To test the adaptability of field pea varieties to changes in sowing time in the Victorian high rainfall zone (HRZ). 

Key messages
  • Grain yield was highest sown earlier; 1.2t/ha May 17 c.f. 0.7 t/ha June 6.  
     
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
Acknowledgments

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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Method

Crop type Field peas
Treatment type(s)
  • Sowing: Timing
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Lake Bolac 2018

Sow rate or Target density 32 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 20cm row spacing

Sow date May 17, June 6
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

60 kg/ha (MAP)

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Trial last modified: 27-08-2019 19:10pm AEST