2003 trials

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Assessing fungicides for controlling barley foliar disease

To compare the performance of a number of foliar fungicides in barley. 

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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Assessing fungicides for controlling wheat foliar disease

To compare the performance of a number of foliar fungicides in wheat. 

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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AWB seed demonstration
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
Research organisaton
Barley canopy trial

To examine how three different plant populations  and  different  nitrogen-timing strategies influence the structure and yield of the barley crop canopy.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Barley foliar disease trial

To assess the timing of fungicide application to determine the optimal time of application to minimise disease pressure and to assess the role of triticonazole as a seed dressing to minimise the affect of foliar diseases on barley.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Hamilton VIC
Research organisaton
Barley foliar fungicide trials

To assess both yield and grain quality responses to a number of foliar fungicide products.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Frances SA
Research organisaton
Barley growth regulator trial

To assess the effect of a nuber of different growth regulators over a rang of dates and timings on crop height and lodging in barley. To evaluate the effect of growth regulators on grain yield and protien. 

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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Barley variety eemonstration

To assess a number of commercial barley varieties for yield and grain quality.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Barley yellow dwarf virus trial

To evaluate the timing of insecticide treatments on deterring aphids from feeding on newly sown wheat and how this impacts on final wheat yield and to evaluate the use of an insecticide seed dressing to give early aphid control.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Hamilton VIC
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Benefit of irrigation for high value grain legumes

To determine yield and quality benefits from irrigation of high value grain legumes. Further studies will determine the most appropriate timing of irrigation.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Symmons Plains TAS
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Canola growth regulator trial
  • To assess the effect of two different growth regulators over a range of rates on crop height and lodging in canola.
  • To assess the effect of growth regulators on grain yield and oil content.
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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Canola nutrition trials
  • Assess the effect of timing and application method on nitrogen efficacy in canola.
  • Assess a range of nitrogen products applied at sowing or bud visible stage in canola.
  • Quantify the effects of nitrification inhibitors on nitrogen products.
  • Investigate whether additional zinc has any effects on yield or quality of canola
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Canola seed dressing trial

To evaluate a number of seed dressings in canola.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
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Canola variety demonstration trial
  • To test a range of canola varieties (TT and non TI) for yield
  • To assess the impact of seed treatment (Maxim ® and Jockey @) on yield
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
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Chara fungicide demonstration trial
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Hamilton VIC
Research organisaton
DPI - long season barley

To identifying 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
2003 Hamilton VIC
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DPI - long season canola

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
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
DPI - long season oats

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
2003 Streatham VIC
Research organisaton
DPI - long season triticale

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
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
DPI - long season 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
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Effect of Jockey®, Impact-in-Furrow® and canola varietal blackleg resistance on grain yield

To test a range of canola varieties under very heavy blackleg pressure and to also determine the effect of fungicide treatment on yield and quality.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Moyhall SA
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Evaluation of dual purpose wheat cultivars

To assess current wheat cultivars and breeding lines for dry matter production, recovery from grazing and grain yield.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Riccarton (Campbell Town) TAS
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Evaluation of plant growth regulators in canola

To evaluate plant growth regulators currently used on canola in the UK.
 

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Conara TAS
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Foliar fungicide evaluation on susceptible winter wheat

To develop specific disease management strategies for more susceptible wheat varieties.

Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Fungicide product comparison/timing trial

To evaluate a range of fungicide products applied as single doses on the flag leaf (GS39), versus two spray programmes applied at GS32 (second node) + 39. The trial assessed product performance on the basis of disease control and yield.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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Grain legume variety evaluations

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

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Nile TAS
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HiFert: phosphorus and trace element for maximum wheat production
  • To develop a phosphorus response curve for wheat in the high rainfall zone of South West Victoria.
  • Investigate responses to zinc and copper individually as well as in combination in Kellalac wheat.
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
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Interaction between PGR strategy and Strobilurin fungicide application

To assess the impact of strobilurin application on the need for PGR application.

Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Optimising fungicide srategies for winter barley

To assess the optimum barley fungicide strategy for the different climatic regions represented in the project and to determine whether the likelihood of fungicide response can be linked to specific timings, disease and plant available water.

Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Pea variety demonstration

To assess a number of commercial pulse varieties for yield and standability.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
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Phosphorus response curve for peas and the effect of starter nitrogen
  • To develop a phosphorus response curve for Peas (cv. Kaspa) in the high rainfall zone of South West Victoria.
  • Investigate responses to zinc and starter nitrogen in last sown legume crops.
  • To investigate if MAP is a cost effective phosphorus fertiliser for legumes and its impact on plant growth.
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
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PR70 ReleaseTM seed treatment demonstration

To demonstrate the effectiveness and possible yield advantages of Kellalac wheat using two different fertiliser rates with and without PR70 Release treatment.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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Pulse agronomy trial

To investigate the impact of sowing date on the performance of a range of pulse crops.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
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Pulse fungicide trial

This trial was established to look at disease management in beans and peas by the use of different varieties; different row spacings to increase airflow through the canopy and through different fungicide timing regimes.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
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Spring water use

To identify whether there is an advantage in using deep ripping or shallow cultivation compared to direct drill to improve the ability of crops to utilize soil water at depth.

Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2003 Cressy VIC
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The benefit of raised beds for Albus lupin production

To compare the performance of crops on raised beds versus strategic field drainage. 

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Symmons Plains TAS
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The effect of Rhizobia inoculum rates on faba bean yield

To investigate the nodulation and yield response of Faba beans to higher rates of rhizobia inoculation.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Symmons Plains TAS
Research organisaton
The effect of sowing date on cereal grain yield and quality
  • To identify the impact of sowing time on grain yield and grain quality.
  • To identify different varietal responses to varying sowing time.
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Triticale variety trials

To further compare existing triticale varieties and evaluate new breeding material.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Symmons Plains TAS
Research organisaton
Wheat canopy manipulation trial

To determine the effect of sowing rate and nitrogen fertiliser timing on crop canopy development, grain yield and grain quality.

Southern Farming Systems
GRDC
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Wheat demonstration trial

To evaluate a range of milling and feed wheats of differing maturities and disease resistance under broad acre farmer sown plots.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Lake Bolac VIC
Research organisaton
Wheat seed dressing trial

To evaluate a number of seed dressings in wheat.

Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Wheat variety demonstration and BYDV trial
  • To assess a number of commercial and near commercial wheat lines for yield and grain quality.
  • To assess the value of an insecticidal spray programme for controlling BYDV.
Southern Farming Systems
2003 Gnarwarre VIC
Research organisaton
Clay spreading with highly calcareous clays

To assess how best to address trace element issues on a paddock spread five years previously with calcareous clay.

South Australian Research and Development Institute
GRDC
2003 Eyre Peninsula SA
Research organisaton
Do micronutrients make fluid phosphorus perform better?

To compare performance and economics of correcting micronutrient deficiencies with fluid and granular fertilisers.

South Australian Research and Development Institute
GRDC
2003 Eyre Peninsula SA
Research organisaton
Treating seed with micronutrients

To evaluate the economic yield performance of a commercially available seed nutrient coat product.

South Australian Research and Development Institute
GRDC
2003 Eyre Peninsula SA
Research organisaton
Zinc strategy

To determine rate and timing of zinc for durum wheat.

South Australian Research and Development Institute
GRDC
2003 Hart SA
Research organisaton
Amelioration of subsoil acidity

To investigate amelioration of subsoil acidity through topdressing higher rates of lime and combining lime with gypsum.

Liebe Group
GRDC
2003 East Maya WA
Research organisaton
Breeding lucerne for the southern Australian cropping districts

To develop lucerne cultivars, specifically for the southern Australian cropping districts, that are compatible with existing farming systems as well as being productive and persistent. The breeding program is focusing on improving tolerance to acidic soils, persistent grazing and establishment with companion crops

Liebe Group
2003 Buntine WA
Research organisaton
Chickpea variety x fungicide trial

To determine the susceptibility of new chickpea varieties and fungicide treatment against Ascochyta blight.

Liebe Group
2003 Coorow WA
Research organisaton