Trangie

Grower: Brett Cumberland


Variety Yield
(bales/ha)
Yield
(bales/ac)
% of Sicot 746B3F Staple
(decimal)
Staple
(imperial)
Manual Class Micronaire Strength
(gms/tex)
Turnout
(%)
Uniformity
(%)
Sicot 748B3F 15.09 6.11 103.5 1.21 39 11-2 4.6 32.1 44.1 81.7
Sicot 746B3F 14.58 5.90 100.0 1.18 38 11-2 4.5 31.4 44.9 81.0
Sicot 714B3F 14.28 5.78 97.9 1.18 38 11-2 4.5 30.8 41.4 82.2
Sicot 754B3F 13.98 5.66 95.8 1.24 40 11-2 4.4 32.5 44.9 81.7
Year2016 Trial TypeN/A Trial Design4 RCB Balance of FieldSicot 746BG3F
Planted01/10/15 Picked17/04/16 Previous CropFallow Established MethodWatered Up
Plant Stand/m11.8 Rainfall (defoliation mm)230 Incrop irrigations9 Soil applied insecticideNo
Nitrogen (kg/ha N)250 Phosphorus (kg/ha P)50 Potassium (kg/ha K)50.0 Zinc (kg/ha Z)10.0
Heliothis spraysN/A Insect sprays2 Pix applied (L/ha)1.4 Days to defoliation167

For the second year running thie new varieties containg the Bollgard 3 technology have yielded over 6 bales/acre. Outstanding result. With little stress this season and an extended flowering period has meant good bolls numers and large fruit throughout the crop. The Sicot 748 BG3F performed the best in the trial and lookefd strong all season. The Sicot 746BG3F was around 6 days earlier in maturity and also performed well.