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Yield stability across sowing dates – how to pick a winner in variable seasons?

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Harris, F., Xing, H., Burch, D., Brooke, G., Aisthorpe, D., Matthews, P. and Graham, R. (2020) Yield stability across sowing dates – how to pick a winner in variable seasons? GRDC Update .


Article Link: https://grdc.com.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0032/39...


Take home messages
• Match optimal flowering period to growing environment to maximise grain yield potential.
• One variety doesn’t fit all; there are no commercially available varieties that are broadly adapted across a wide range of sowing times or growing environments.
• Optimising variety phenology and sowing time combinations achieves grain yield stability across a wide sowing window.
• Probability of sowing opportunities will influence variety choice and sowing time decisions.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Keywords:flowering time, adaptation, sowing opportunity
Subjects:Science > Botany > Genetics
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Soils. Soil science
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Agricultural meteorology. Crops and climate
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Improvement, reclamation, fertilisation, irrigation etc., of lands (Melioration)
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Fertilisers
Plant culture > Food crops
Plant culture > Field crops > Grain. Cereals
Plant culture > Field crops > Wheat
Live Archive:24 Sep 2020 04:57
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:46

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