Northern Sustainable Soils

Northern Sustainable Soils aims to increase Water Use Efficiency (WUE), and hence productivity on the northern soils. This will be achieved through replicated trial work and the subsequent extension of information to the network of farmers and industry contacts in the group.

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Years: 2010 to 2015
24 published trials
24 uploaded trial reports
6 trial sites
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In a grain grower planted paddock with 3 different seed rates, differing rates of UAN are applied to observe the effect on grain yield and protein. Trial is conducted in both sand dune and loam swale in order to establish best management strategy

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Timing Soil Type Sowing Rate
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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(i) To compare the tolerance of lentils to Sakura with other herbicides; (ii) to evaluate the tolerance of lentils to Sakura combinations with other herbicides.

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing Herbicide Application
Point Broughton, Northern Yorke Peninsula, SA
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To establish sound practices of managing sulphur over a medium term time frame (3 years) in both sand dune and clay loam swale environments

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Fertiliser Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Rate Fertiliser Application
Bute, SA Brown red sandy loam
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To evaluate a range of herbicides for their efficacy of brome grass control in lentils

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Timing Inoculant Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate a range of herbicide combinations for controlling brome grass in lentils.

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing Herbicide Application
Bute, SA
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To evaluate a range of herbicides for their efficacy of wild radish control in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Bute, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate Ecopar for controlling flowering and podding wild raddish in pasture.

Crop type: Medic 1 trial Herbicide Herbicide Type Herbicide Rate Herbicide Timing Herbicide Application
Point Broughton, Northern Yorke Peninsula, SA
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To observe effect on lentil growth and vigour of various grass weed herbicides

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate a range of herbicides for their efficacy of annual ryegrass control in barley

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate a range of herbicides for their efficacy of annual ryegrass control in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Harvest Timing Herbicide Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate various seed dressing and foliar nutrition products on lentils for growth and resulting yield

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Fertiliser Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate a range of herbicides for their efficacy of annual ryegrass control in barley

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate a range of herbicides for their efficacy of annual ryegrass control in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Harvest Timing Herbicide Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate any respose in growth and yield of lentils to potassium and sulphur products in leaching sand loam

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Timing
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To observe effect on lentil growth and vigour of various herbicides

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate any respose in growth and yield of barley to potassium and sulphur products in leaching sand loam

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Fertiliser Type Fertiliser Timing
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To observe and record what impact varying stubble heights have on wind speed and therefore soil erosion and crop vigour

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Stubble Height
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate Ecopar in herbicide mixes for their efficacy of wild radish control in wheat.

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Herbicide Type Herbicide Timing
Bute, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To measure differences in yield and brome grass control following a numerous years of cultural practice on commercial size trial

Crop type: None 1 trial Soil Preparation Stubble Management
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To measure differences in yield and brome grass control following a numerous years of cultural practice on commercial size trial

Crop type: Wheat 1 trial Stubble Management
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To measure differences in yield and brome grass control following a numerous years of cultural practice on commercial size trial

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Stubble Management
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To evaluate the application of various inoculant to lentils for yield response

Crop type: Lentils 1 trial Inoculant Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To observe what carry over effects there are to the following cereal crop when utilising innoculants in the previous year

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Inoculant Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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To observe growth and yield response in field peas to the use of seed inoculants

Crop type: Field peas 1 trial Inoculant Type
Port Broughton, SA Brown sandy loam over clay
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