Lentil, herbicide tolerance (Group C), LRZ Central Mallee (Ouyen), Victoria

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Research organisatons
Funding sources

Trial details

Researcher(s) Jason Brand (Ag Vic)
Abby Griffin (Ag Vic)
Michael Moodie (Frontier Farming Systems)
Tibebu Nigussie (Ag Vic)
Year(s) 2018
Contributor Southern Pulse Agronomy
Trial location(s) Ouyen, VIC
Lentil, herbicide tolerance (Group C), LRZ Central Mallee (Ouyen), Victoria locations

To determine the effects of a group C herbicide (Metribuzin) in a Group C tolerant breeding line (‘LGPC’) and PBA Jumbo2 on Mallee soils (sand dune and swale).

Key messages
  • ‘LGPC’ demonstrated improved tolerance to Metribuzin compared to PBA Jumbo2, particularly on the sand dune.
Lead research organisation Agriculture Victoria
Host research organisation Frontier 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 Lentils
Treatment type(s)
  • Herbicide
  • Herbicide: Type
  • Herbicide: Rate
  • Herbicide: Timing
  • Variety: Type
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Randomised,Replicated,Blocked

Ouyen 2018

Sow rate or Target density 120 plants/m2
Sowing machinery

On 28cm row spacing

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified

60 kg/ha (MAP (9.2, 20.2, 0, 2.7) + Zn (2.5))


Metribuzin application rates of 105 gai/ha and 210 gai/ha and timings PSPE (post sow pre-emergent) and 4 node (20th June).

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Trial last modified: 27-08-2019 09:33am AEST