2013 seed treatment trial - donald vic - Loveland

Report
2013 Loveland Agri Products
Trial Data
Seed Treatment Trial
Donald, Vic
Trial Setup
Location: Donald Vic
Co-operators: Rik Maatman & Kris Dixon Landmark
Plot Size:
Replicates:
10m x 1.65m
4
Sowing date: 5th June 2013
Soil Moisture & Type: Good, Clay loam
Chemicals Applied: Glyphosate 450 1L/ha, Oxyflurofen 75ml, Li700 0.3%
knockdown. Trifluralin 2L/ha, Avadex Xtra 1.6L/ha IBS, Clopyralid 150ml
+ LVE MCPA 600mls applied 15/8
Cv: Scout wheat @ 50 kg/ha
SFP = MAP @ 50 kg /ha + Flutriafol @ 250ml/ha
Fertilizer Applied; 1/8 Ranger 30L/ha, 15/8 Urea 50kg/ha
Trial Protocol
Treatment
Rate/T
Timing
4L
ST
Hombre + Awaken ST
4 L + 3.75
ST
Hombre + Twin Zinc
4L+4L
ST
4 L + 3.75 L + 4 L
ST
4 L + 1 kg/ha
ST
Hombre + Zinc + Awaken ST
4 L + 1 kg/ha + 3.75 L
ST
Hombre + Twin Zinc + Zinc
4 L + 4 L + 1 kg/ha
ST
4 L + 3.75 L + 4 L + 1 kg/ha
ST
SFP - Hombre
Hombre + Awaken ST + Twin Zinc
Hombre + Zinc
Hombre + Awaken ST + Twin Zinc + Zinc
Wheat Yield T/ha
Treatment
Rate/ha
Timing
Yield T/ha
4L
ST
2.61
Hombre + Awaken ST
4 L + 3.75
ST
2.65
Hombre + Twin Zinc
4L+4L
ST
2.49
4 L + 3.75 L + 4 L
ST
2.56
4 L + 1 kg/ha
ST
2.51
Hombre + Zinc + Awaken ST
4 L + 1 kg/ha + 3.75 L
ST
2.49
Hombre + Twin Zinc + Zinc
4 L + 4 L + 1 kg/ha
ST
2.52
4 L + 3.75 L + 4 L + 1 kg/ha
ST
2.60
SFP - Hombre
Hombre + Awaken ST + Twin Zinc
Hombre + Zinc
Hombre + Awaken ST + Twin Zinc + Zinc
LSD (P=.05) = .026 CV = 3.22
Wheat Yield T/ha
2.7
2.65
2.65
2.60
2.6
2.61
2.56
2.55
2.51
2.5
2.49
2.52
2.49
2.45
2.4
Hombre + Twin Hombre + Zinc + Hombre + Zinc
Zinc
Awaken ST
LSD (P=.05) = .026 CV = 3.22
Hombre + Twin
Zinc + Zinc
Hombre +
Awaken ST +
Twin Zinc
Hombre +
Awaken ST +
Twin Zinc + Zinc
SFP - Hombre
Hombre +
Awaken ST
Donald Rainfall
80
2012 Total = 264 mm
2013 Total = 286 mm
70
60
mm
50
2012
40
2013
30
20
10
0
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Conclusions
• Awaken ST combined with Fungicide/Insecticide seed dressing
Hombre proved to be the best treatment in the trial.
• The addition of Zinc in this trial proved to be detrimental.

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