South Australian Research and Development Institute

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) provides research and development services to the state government, commercial clients and research partners to help make South Australia’s primary industries and regions internationally competitive and ecologically sustainable.

SARDI’s programs are designed to increase the productivity, sustainability and adaptability of the state’s agriculture, food and wine, fisheries and aquaculture and bioscience enterprises, create opportunities for market growth, address barriers to growth and provide applied solutions.

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Years: 1936 to 2017
261 published trials
27 uploaded trial reports
89 trial sites
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Aims:

To develop a new extraction procedure for soil zinc.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Type
Kalkee, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To determine the genotypic variation in oilseed rape to tolerate zinc deficiency and to identify the efficient genotypes.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Type
Lameroo, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present a summary of some field trials investigaitng seed micronutrient contents in barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Form
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To disucssion observations on barley and manganese in seeds on the Eyre Peninsula.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Wudinna, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To understand management factors influencing cadmium concentration of grain in field grown wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide glasshouse, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To calibrate a plant test for diagnosing zinc deficiency in wheat under field conditions.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Mallee, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To define critical parameters for identifying zinc deficiency and the fertiliser strategies to overcome.

Crop type: Wheat,Medic 2 trials Fertiliser Application
Eyre Peninsula, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To assess effects of manganese fertilisation and infection with Ggt isolates of different virulance on accumulation of nutrients by wheat genotypes.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To test the relative effectiveness of a zinc spray to the soil surface compared to zinc-enriched fertilizers for correcting zinc deficiency in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Method
Yeelana, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To improve predictability of growth responses to zinc from soil analysis.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Soil Type
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the zinc requirements of crops growing on vertisols.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Glengallan, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To identify the link between zinc deficiency and Rhizoctonia bare patch.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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The effectiveness of foliar applications of zinc sulphate to decrease cadmium concentration in wheat grain was assessed at 3 field sites in South Australia.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Form
Cummins, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To compare iron fertiliser formulaiotns for luin on an alkaline soil.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Walpeup, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present options for increasing zinc efficiency of cereals through breeding.

Crop type: Barley,Oats,Wheat 6 trials Fertiliser Rate
Lameroo, SA Yeelanna, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish fertiliser strategies for manganese deficiency in barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Crop
Cummins, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the interaction between herbicides and crop nutirition.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide Type
Eyre Peninsula, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To determine the appropriate sampling and analysis strategy for identifiecaiton of manganese deficiency in barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Application Variety Type
University of Adelaide glasshouse, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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The zinc content of particle size fractions of 12 mainly zinc deficient soils was measured by extraction with three contrasting extractants.

Perth, WA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To understand the effects of soil acting herbicides on nutrient uptake.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop
Eyre Peninsula, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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Examine effect of applying chelated iron to leaves, and chalted iron, zinc, N and P to soils growing irrigated soybean and pigeon pea.

Crop type: Soybean,Pigeon peas 2 trials Crop Type Fertiliser Application
Breeza, NSW
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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A review of copper deficiency in the region and procedures for correcting it in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
Toowoomba, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine how boron toxicity affects growth and nutrient composition of several barley and wheat cultivars.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Fertiliser
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the relationship between crop Zinc nutrition and Rhizoctonia root rot.

Crop type: Wheat,Barley 2 trials Crop Protection Fertiliser Application
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present a literature review of micronutrient limitations.

Crop type: Serradella 1 trial Fertiliser
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To deal with aspects of a large project on diagnosis of the deficiency, yield responses to zinc, residual value of zinc, protein increases and improvement of quality, and genotypic effects in relation to zinc.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Narrabri, NSW
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the comparative tolerance of wheat and 2 species of barley grass to manganese deficiency in solution culture.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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Observations micronutrient distribution of normal, deficient and toxic manganese in the leaves of a range of plant species.

Caragabal, NSW
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To use field and glasshouse experiments to explore the relationship between soil pH and manganese availability.

Crop type: Clover 1 trial Fertiliser
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To report on glasshouse and laboratory analysis of the distribution of manganese in the leaves of sunflower and lupin.

Crop type: Lupins,Sunflower 2 trials Fertiliser
Auchmore, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine which soil analysis to use for manganese.

Crop type: Clover 1 trial Crop
Caragabal, NSW
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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A short review of manganese in NSW Agriculture.

University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the effect of foliar manganese application on lucerne grown on manganese deficient soil.

Crop type: Lucerne 1 trial Fertiliser
Keith, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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Trace elements in South Australian agriculture

D Reuter, B Cartwright, J Judson, J McFarlane, D Maschmedt and J Robinson

Aims:

A review of trace element research in South Australia.

Crop type: Serradella 1 trial Soil
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investgate the cause(s) of copper deficiency of meat in Victoria.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Form
Wimmera, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the use of foliar applied copper to correct copper deficiency in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Wimmera, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the benefits of foliar applications of copper and other micronutrients to wheat on acid soils with and without lime.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Rutherglen, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present a handbook of diagnostic techniques for nutrient deficiencies and excesses in sorghum.

Crop type: Sorghum 1 trial Fertiliser Type Soil Type
Glengallan, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To record the reponses of wheat (Triticum aestivum) to copper in the Wimmera region of Victoria to determine if commercial wheat crops would respond to copper.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Timing
Casterton, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To test the usefulness of some soil and plant tests to predict copper disorders for areas of SW Victoria.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Timing
Casterton, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the occurrence of boron toxicity in barley crops in South Australia.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Soil
Auburn, NSW
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To determine critical shoot and seed phosphorus and zinc concentrations for maximum yield in faba bean.

Crop type: Faba beans 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Glenroy, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the effect of high grain boron concentraoiotn on the growth of wheat genotypes with a range of boron sensitivities.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
CSIRO Adelaide glasshouse, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To screen triticale for Mn efficiency and compare this to rye and wheat.

Crop type: Triticale 1 trial Crop Type Fertiliser Application
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To monitor varietal performance during the 1982/83 season and conduct controlled environment studies to determine more precisey the extent of genetic variation within wheat for Mn efficiency.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Variety Type
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To test the hypothesis that altered Mn nutrition of barley affects the development of cereal cyst nematode and damage to the host.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Waite Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To test the response to zinc application in navy bean.

Crop type: Navy beans 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Biloela, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To report on identification of zinc deficiencyin the region.

Crop type: Navy beans 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To report on the development of a technique to visualise the movement of zinc from a controlled release fertiliser.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Fertiliser Form
Piednippie, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the importance of seed manganese to growth in wheat

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To explore the relationship between phosphate fertiliser and micronutrients on acid soils.

Crop type: Clover 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Caragabal, NSW
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine rates and timing of manganese fertilsier to alleviate manganese deficiency in barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Timing
Eyre Peninsula, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To explore the relationship between manganese supply and take all in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Tooligie, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the effect of seed manganese concentration on barley yield.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate changes in plant metabolism resulting from manganese deficiency.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Waite Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate grey speck disease of oats on the south east of South Australia.

Crop type: Oats 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Application
Penola, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To explore the relationship between manganese supply and take all in barley.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To explore a seed coating to increase early vigour of barley in manganese deficient soils

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To delineate areas at risk of copper deficiency and remedial practices.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To determine if and how manganese deficiency in lupins can be overcome.

Crop type: Lupins 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Method
Struan, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To study the manganese content of cereals, lupin and clover herbage in NE Victoria.

Rutherglen, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the nutrient requirements of wheat following liming and deep ripping.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Soil amelioration Type
Rutherglen, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To determine critical concentration of manganese in wheat shoots for growth.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate
Wangary, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the tolerance of barley genotypes to manganese-deficient calcarious soil on Eyre Peninsula.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Variety Type
Wangary, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the relative tolerance of triticale, wheat and rye to zinc and copper deficiency at a range soil pH.

Crop type: Triticale,Rye,Wheat 3 trials Crop Type Soil Type
Adelaide, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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To improve the soil test for available copper in soils.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop
Brisbane,
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To compare growth responses of three cereals at low and high levels of zinc and copper.

Crop type: Triticale,Rye,Wheat 3 trials Soil Type
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To examine the influence of temperature on readily extractable copper in soils.

Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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Manganese concentrations in soil and wheat crops were monitored over time in the field.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser
Rutherglen, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To explorie variable responses to copper on wheat neutral to alkaline clay soils in Queensland.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Toowoomba, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To screen winter and for summer crops for the tolerance of copper deficiency in glasshouse trials.

Toowoomba, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the effects of rates of initial and subsequent applications of zinc on maize yields grown on black earth soils of north western NSW.

Crop type: Maize 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Method
Breeza, NSW
Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the response of soybean varieties to foliar zinc application.

Crop type: Soybean 1 trial Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application
Trangie, NSW
Source Data Unavailable
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To compare digestion methods for plant analysis.

Waite, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present a review of trace element nutrition and the growth of crops and pastures in acid soils.

Crop type: Mixed species 1 trial Fertiliser Soil
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To conduct a survey of manganese concentrations in harvested grain of lupin, wheat and barley.

Rutherglen, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To remind growers to apply molybdenum on a regular basis.

Crop type: Clover 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Auchmore, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To investigate the distribution of molybdenum in molybdenum superphosphate and implications for fertiliser use.

Canberra, ACT
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To assess nutrient status of gilgai soils using lucerne as a bioassay.

Crop type: Lucerne 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the need for trace elements on soils of the Eyre Peninsula.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
Eyre Peninsula, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish soil sampling and analysis protocols for micronutrients.

Waite, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To describe symptoms of copper deficiency.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Crop
Adelaide, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To identify areas of micronutrient deficiency on Eyre Peninsula.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Application
Eyre Peninsula, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To determine if zinc deficiency coujld be alleviated with foliar sprays.

Crop type: Navy beans 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Emu Vale, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To provide a brief review of manganese toxicity in New South Wales.

Crop type: Faba beans 1 trial Fertiliser
Albury, NSW
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present a summary of nine experiments on trace elements and pasture produciton in the south-east of South Australia.

Crop type: Clover 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate
Southeast, SA, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish zinc phosphate relations on black earths of the Darling Downs.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser
Brisbane,
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish rate and time of zinc applicatitn for maximum yield in navy bean.

Crop type: Navy beans 1 trial Fertiliser Timing
Emu Vale, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To review of importance of zinc in the Victorian Mallee and Wimmera.

Crop type: Mixed species 1 trial Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the most satisfactory method to correct manganese deficiency in barley on calcareous sands

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
Warooka, SA
Source Data Unavailable
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A review of the fertiliser requirements of different soil types in the region.

Crop type: No crop specified 1 trial Soil Type
Wimmera, VIC
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To report on experiments on foliar iron sprays to overcome deficiency in field pea.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing
Millicent, SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To present a comparison of soil and spray applications of zinc for maize.

Crop type: Maize 1 trial Fertiliser Form Fertiliser Application
Brookstead, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To deterine the effect of applicaiotn of molybdenum and nitrogen to the molybdenum content of maize seed.

Crop type: Maize 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To test methods for alleviating zinc deficiency in linseed.

Crop type: Linseed 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application
Toowoomba, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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Aims:

To test methods for alleviating zinc deficiency in maize.

Crop type: Maize 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application
Toowoomba, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To test methods for alleviating zinc deficiency in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application
Toowoomba, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To review of zinc and crop production on the Darling Downs.

Crop type: Not specified 1 trial Fertiliser
Willowvale, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish the importance of seed molybdenum to growth in maize.

Crop type: Maize 1 trial Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide , SA
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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To establish native fertility of cracking clay soils in Queensland.

Willowvale, QLD
Trial Report Unavailable Source Data Unavailable
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