Determine the value of managing nitrogen and seeding rates on yield and quality of wheat varieties.
|Soil type|| |
Depth (cm): 0-10, 10-20, 20-30, 30-40
|Paddock rotation||To be determined|
Target plant populations (TPP): 60,120, 180 plants/m2
Varieties: Corack, Emu Rock, Hydra, Mace, Wyalkatchem, Yitpi
|Sowing date||14 May 2015|
|Seeding rate||Various (see treatments)|
|Fertiliser||120kg/ha Super CMZ drilled at seeding|
|Rainfall||Merredin: 110.4mm (1 January - 19 June)|
DAFWA colleagues Bob French and Brenda Shackley for trial development. The Grain Crop Agronomy Reference group, managed by Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), for their support with research development in 2015. The project Tactical wheat crop agronomy for the west (DAW00249) is funded by GRDC and DAFWA. DAFWA's research support unit at Merredin for trial management and Bruce Haig at DAFWA for technical support with nitrogen application, data collection and management.