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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To test the benefits of fluid delivery systems in relation to the effects of trace elements, macro nutrients and fungicides on control of cereal root and leaf diseases and grain yield.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Form Fungicide Application
Eyre Peninsula, SA
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To assess the extent and severity of trace element deficiencies on Eyre Peninsula and if existing guidelines developed some 20-40 years ago for trace element management packages need adapting for current farming systems.

Crop type: Barley,Wheat 4 trials Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Form
Streaky Bay, SA Tooligie, SA
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To test the benefits of fluid delivery systems in relation to the effects of trace elements, macro nutrients and fungicides on control of cereal root and leaf diseases and grain yield.

Crop type: Wheat 2 trials Fertiliser Form Fungicide Application
Streaky Bay, SA Warramboo, SA
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To establish which of the following components has the greater effect on yield: liquid, granular or combined liquid/granular forms of fertiliser nitrogen, phosphorus and trace elements, and in-furrow fungicide.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Form Fungicide Application
Tuckey, SA
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Liquid fertiliser evaluation trial

Tristan Baldock (Cleve Rural Traders) and Cathy Paterson (SARDI MAC)

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To compare crop performance and gross margin returns for a range of fluid and granular nitrogen and phosphorus fertiliser treatments in conjunction with trace elements and in-furrow fungicide.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Fungicide Application
Tuckey, SA
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To test for crop response to the application of manganese fertiliser and for any interaction with nitrogen.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Fertiliser Application Fertiliser Method
Wharminda, SA
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To investigate what macro and micro nutrients are required in order to increase grain yield using a fluid system.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
Mudamuckla, SA
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To discuss canola and juncea canola for low rainfall areas in the next season.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Minnipa, SA
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To present the Cereal Variety Disease Guide for 2011.

Urrbrae, SA
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Adaptive peas for low rainfall environments

Larn McMurray, Cathy Paterson, Alison Frischke (SARDI), Tony Leonforte (DPI Vic), Willie Shoobridge, Mark Bennie and Leigh Davis (SARDI)

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To evaluate field pea breeding lines ranging in their glass house tolerance to boron and salinity, for their ability to perform under high field soil boron levels. The same lines were also evaluated in the same paddock at Minnipa but on a contrasting site where lower boron levels were identified.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Minnipa, SA
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To discuss options for canola and juncea canola for low rainfall areas in 2010.

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Minnipa, SA
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Field pea performance

Larn McMurray (SARDI), Tony Leonforte (DPI Vic), Michael Lines, Willie Shoobridge, Mark Bennie and Leigh Davis (SARDI)

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To develop cultivars and agronomic methods that will increase and stabilise production in environments characterized by variable soil types and low rainfall, of which Minnipa is a key site of the program.

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Minnipa, SA
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To investigate selection of canola lines for low rainfall environments in south eastern Australia

Crop type: Canola 1 trial Variety Variety Type
Minnipa, SA
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To examine relationships between zinc sufficiency and tolerance to heat stress in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application
University of Adelaide , SA
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To conduct a zinc fertiliser program and placement technology demonstration.

Crop type: Canola,Wheat 2 trials Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Application
Clare, SA
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To examine the relationship between chlorsulfuron application and crop zinc nutrition and root growth.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Application Herbicide Application
Waite Adelaide, SA
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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