2015 Trial Season set to start in MayHarvest Declaration Form

April 28, 2015

GrainSearch’s expanding Variety Evaluation Program is set to start again in May.  We look forward to some solid opening rains to give our trial collaborators the opportunity to sow our replicated sites.  This season our sites will include;

1) Inverleigh

  • A full replicated site of all remaining Wheat and Barley Lines
  • Mini-bulk up of selected wheat and barley lines (aim to harvest about 200kg of high quality seed)
  • First year single plot entries of Barley and 1 wheat line – straight from Quarantine.

2) SFS

  • Inverleigh – Pure seed production of a new Revenue seed line (removing known off-types).
  • Westmere – selected barley and wheat lines in replicated trial
  • Bairnsdale – entry into their Time of Sowing evaluations of Revenue, Manning, Westminster and a feed barley
  • Tasmania – selected Wheat & Barley lines – full replication

3) BCG

  • Horsham – A full replicated site of all remaining Wheat and Barley Lines
  • Mallee – Our fastest malting barley line entered into their evaluation plots

4) Dookie

  • A full replicate site of all remaining Wheat & Barley Lines

5) Junee (NSW)

  • Replicated trial of all mid-short season Wheat & Barley Lines
  • Entry of key lines into the Hart Bros Seeds Time of Sowing trials

7) Western Australia

  • Replicated trials of selected Wheat & Barley lines in HRZ region

8) IK Caldwell

  • Selected mid-short season Wheat & Barley lines in a replicated evaluation trial