Merah North

Grower: Geoffrey Phelps


Variety Yield
(bales/ha)
Yield
(bales/ac)
% of Sicot 70BRF Staple
(decimal)
Staple
(imperial)
Manual Class Micronaire Strength
(gms/tex)
Turnout
(%)
Uniformity
(%)
Sicot 70BRF 11.45 4.64 100.0 1.2 38 21-2 4.3 30.9 40.2 82.7
Sicot 71BR 11.16 4.52 97.5 1.17 37 21-2 4.6 31.0 40.4 83.1
Year2008 Trial TypeN/A Trial DesignRCB x 4 Reps Balance of FieldSicot 75
Planted20/10/07 Picked25/04/08 Previous CropSorghum Established MethodWatered Up
Plant Stand/m10.0 Rainfall (defoliation mm)520 Incrop irrigations6 Soil applied insecticideYes
Nitrogen (kg/ha N)280 Phosphorus (kg/ha P)20 Potassium (kg/ha K)20.0 Zinc (kg/ha Z)3.0
Heliothis sprays1 Insect sprays4 Pix applied (L/ha)0.0 Days to defoliation177