Boggabri

Grower: Andrew Watson


Variety Yield
(bales/ha)
Yield
(bales/ac)
% of Sicot 746B3F Staple
(decimal)
Staple
(imperial)
Manual Class Micronaire Strength
(gms/tex)
Turnout
(%)
Uniformity
(%)
Sicot 748B3F 13.27 5.37 102.7 1.18 38 11-2 4.5 31.3 42.7 83.3
Sicot 746B3F 12.92 5.23 100.0 1.18 38 21-2 4.6 30.9 43.7 81.8
CSX3379B3F 12.69 5.14 98.2 1.19 38 21-2 4.4 31.6 41.6 82.1
Sicot 714B3F 12.29 4.97 95.1 1.2 38 11-2 4.5 31.0 40.5 82.0
Year2018 Trial TypeN/A Trial Design4 RCB Balance of FieldSicot 746B3F
Planted09/10/17 Picked02/05/18 Previous CropLong Fallow Wheat Established MethodWatered Up
Plant Stand/m7.7 Rainfall (defoliation mm)275 Incrop irrigations7 Soil applied insecticideNo
Nitrogen (kg/ha N)170 Phosphorus (kg/ha P)40 Potassium (kg/ha K)38.0 Zinc (kg/ha Z)5.0
Heliothis sprays0 Insect sprays0 Pix applied (L/ha)2.0 Days to defoliation168

A strong result this season with very good quality due to a dry finish. Boll weight was well above average in the trial. The crop itself was compact but had good retentions throughout the season with wow insect numbers with no sprays being applied.

Sicot 748B3F performed the strongest in the trial outyielding Sicot 746B3F by 3%.