2002 trials

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Barley agronomy for the Western region

To evaluate the response of eighteen barley lines for grain yield, grain quality and malting quality to changes in soil pH (due to liming).

Liebe Group
GRDC
2002 Buntine WA
Research organisaton
Barley growth regulator trial
  • To evaluate the ability of two different growth regulators over a range of rates and timings to reduce crop height, and therefore reduce the problem of lodging in barley.
  • To assess the potential yield and or protein variation following a single application of growth regulators. 
     
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Lake Bolac VIC
Research organisaton
Barley growth regulator trial
  • To determine the effect of growth regulators on plant height and lodging tendency.
  • To measure the effect of growth regulators on grain yield and grain quality.
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Barley yellow dwarf virus trial

To assess the value of an insecticide programme on the control of barley yellow dwarf virus in wheat. 

Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Barley yellow dwarf virus trials SA
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Naracoorte SA
Research organisaton
Brome grass control in wheat

To compare control options for Brome grass in wheat and investigate two new options – Clearfield wheat technology and Atlantis herbicide.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Birchip VIC
Research organisaton
Canola and mustard in a dry environment

To test a range of early maturing canola cultivars.

Central West Farming Systems
2002 Minnipa SA
Research organisaton
Canola demonstration trials

To test 6 commercial TT and 6 commercial non IT canola varieties.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Canola growth regulator trial

To assess the effect of Chlormequat ® at different rates and at different stages of plant growth on reducing the lodging tendency of canola. 

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Canola growth regulator trial

The aim of the trial was to determine the effect of growth regulators on crop height, grain yield and oil content of canola. 

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Lake Bolac VIC
Research organisaton
Canola variety development

To investigate new varieties for 2003.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Horsham VIC
Research organisaton
Canola variety on-farm demonstrations

To provide a large-scale comparison of emerging and current varieties.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Lubeck VIC
Research organisaton
Cereal options following Clearfield canola

To investigate the impact of On-Duty residues, both in the presence and absence of an in-season Glean application, on the subsequent wheat or barley crop and in doing so test for varietal tolerance differences.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Curyo VIC
Research organisaton
Chickpea variety development

To improve and release new ascochyta resistant varieties that will restore the chickpea industry in south east Australia.

Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC
2002 Horsham VIC
Research organisaton
Chickpea variety trial - Coorow

To coduct chickpea variey testing.

Liebe Group
2002 Coorow WA
Research organisaton
Clay spreading with highly calcareous clays

To assess the benefits of various clay rates, types of clay and deep ripping on-farm.

South Australian Research and Development Institute
GRDC
2002 Wharminda SA
Research organisaton
Coping with stress in our rural communities

To discuss how to cope with stress in rural communities.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Horsham VIC
Research organisaton
Crop rotation trial
  • To try and identify the dryland cropping rotation for the Central/Northern Midlands area, which will give the best balance of sustainability,  profitability  and  risk management.
  • To improve the implementation of better cropping systems in the area. 
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Riccarton (Campbell Town) TAS
Research organisaton
Crop selection after the 2002 drought

To discuss crop selection for the coming year.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Horsham VIC
Research organisaton
Direct drilling of canola
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Riccarton (Campbell Town) TAS
Research organisaton
Disease issues with pulse-on-pulse cropping

To discuss disease issues with pulse-on-pulse cropping.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Horsham VIC
Research organisaton
DNRE variety trials - barley

To report on the DNRE long season barley variety trials.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
DNRE variety trials - mid season canola

To report on DNRE mid season canola trials.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Streatham VIC
Research organisaton
DNRE variety trials - oats

To report on the DNREoat variety trials.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Streatham VIC
Research organisaton
DNRE variety trials - triticale

To report on the DNRE mid season tritical trials.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Streatham VIC
Research organisaton
DNRE variety trials - TT canola

To report on the canola variety trials.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
DNRE variety trials - wheat

To identify high yielding varieties that meet specific grain quality requirements and are suitable for the region's long cool season conditions. Information from the experiments is used to select material for commercial release. 
 

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Drought - the catalyst for change

To present ideas around drought being a catalyst for change.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Bendigo VIC
Research organisaton
Dual Gold® safe in lupins at Coorow

To assess the potential for the use of Dual Gold® for ryegrass control in lupins.

Liebe Group
2002 Coorow WA
Research organisaton
Dual purpose cereal trial

To assess new dual purpose wheat and triticale cultivars for dry matter production and grain yield in comparison with Bass oats. 

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Riccarton (Campbell Town) TAS
Research organisaton
Effect of fungicide on barley grain quality

To test foliar fungicides trials for the management barley leaf diseases.

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Mt Benson SA
Research organisaton
Elders resistance boom results 2002

To assess the effectiveness of a range of herbicides on a number of ryegrass populations throughout the ‘Liebe’ area with an ‘in situ’ method of resistance testing.

Liebe Group
2002 Dalwallinu WA
Research organisaton
Evaluating the impact of cultural and baiting techniques on slug control
  • To assess the value of a number of treatments in controlling slug numbers.
  • To assess the impact of these treatments on canola yield. 
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Evaluation of two new herbicides in the field - Bounty and Aramo

To determine the effectiveness, weed spectrum and crop damage of both Bounty (a broadleaf herbicide for use in lupins) and Aramo (a grass herbicide for use in non-cereal crops), which are due for release on the market in 2003.

Liebe Group
2002 Maya WA
Research organisaton
Faba bean variety development

To investigate new faba bean varieties.

Birchip Cropping Group
GRDC
2002 Horsham VIC
Research organisaton
Farming Systems 2002 production report

To present results from BCG's Farming Systems trials.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Jil JIl VIC
Research organisaton
Farming Systems Trial

To report on the Farming Systems trial.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Birchip VIC
Research organisaton
Fenugreek herbicide tolerance

To assess weed control and fenugreek tolerance of several herbicide mixes and to screen new fenugreek varieties for tolerance to commonly used herbicides.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Birchip VIC
Research organisaton
Field pea variety development

To improve the yield potential, adaptation and grain quality of field pea in southern Australia by breeding superior varieties for growers.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Watchupga East VIC
Research organisaton
Flexi N timing

To compare Flexi-N timing especially for late protein boost application in wheat.

Liebe Group
2002 Buntine WA
Research organisaton
Foliar fungicides for cereal leaf disease control
Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2002 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Foliar fungicides on barley and wheat

To evaluate the effectiveness of foliar fungicides applied to barley and compare strobilurin fungicides with the "older' triazole and conazole fungicides. 

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Riccarton (Campbell Town) TAS
Research organisaton
Foliar fungicides on barley and wheat
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of foliar fungicides applied to wheat.
  • To compare strobilurin fungicides with triazole and conazole fungicides.
  • To compare the response of Tennant (resistant to leaf rust) and Kellalac (susceptible to leaf rust) to fungicide.applications 
Southern Farming Systems
2002 Symmons Plains TAS
Research organisaton
Good barley news from a season best forgotten

To present some good barley news from a season best forgotten.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Watchupga East VIC
Research organisaton
Grain legume variety evaluation - faba beans, field peas

To evaluate a range of new varieties of grain legumes under improved management conditions. 

Southern Farming Systems
2002 Symmons Plains TAS
Research organisaton
Grain yield responses in wheat as affected phosphorus and the addition of sulphur, zinc, magnesium and copper

To develop a phosphorus response curve and investigate responses to sulphur, zinc, manganese and copper.

South Australian Research and Development Institute
GRDC
2002 Alectown NSW
Research organisaton
Grass selective herbicides on nodulation of pulses and legume pastures

To investigate the effect of grass herbicides on nodulation in legumes.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Birchip VIC
Research organisaton
Group D herbicide comparison

To compare Triflur 480 versus Stomp, in relation to traditional use and minimum cultivation, on wheat and canola.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Birchip VIC
Research organisaton
Gunning Gap CWFS site -lime response on a sandy acid soil

To report on a long-term soil amelioration trial established at the Gunning Gap CWFS regional site.

Central West Farming Systems
2002 Gunning Gap NSW
Research organisaton
Harvest options for low-yielding canola

To discuss harvest options for dry years.

Birchip Cropping Group
2002 Birchip VIC
Research organisaton