Condoblin

Grower: Darryl Nesbith


Variety Yield
(bales/ha)
Yield
(bales/ac)
% of Sicot 746B3F Staple
(decimal)
Staple
(imperial)
Manual Class Micronaire Strength
(gms/tex)
Turnout
(%)
Uniformity
(%)
Sicot 707B3F 11.80 4.78 103.6 1.18 38 31-4 4.1 30.8 38.3 82.1
Sicot 714B3F 11.50 4.65 101.0 1.19 38 31-4 3.9 31.1 39.2 81.2
Sicot 746B3F 11.39 4.61 100.0 1.17 37 41-3 4.0 30.9 39.7 81.1
Sicot 748B3F 10.57 4.28 92.8 1.2 38 31-4 4.0 32.0 38.1 81.2
Year2017 Trial TypeN/A Trial Design4RCB Balance of FieldSicot 746B3F
Planted05/10/16 Picked02/05/17 Previous CropLong Fallow Wheat Established MethodWatered Up
Plant Stand/m10.6 Rainfall (defoliation mm)254 Incrop irrigations12 Soil applied insecticideNo
Nitrogen (kg/ha N)255 Phosphorus (kg/ha P)38 Potassium (kg/ha K)12.0 Zinc (kg/ha Z)1.5
Heliothis sprays0 Insect sprays3 Pix applied (L/ha)3.4 Days to defoliation180

Very wet winter saw a very disrupted ground prep for the 2016/17
crop. Managed only to apply half our pre plant nitrogen. Yet despite
the conditions, the crop went in on time (1st week in October). The
crop established well.