Breeza

Grower: John Hamparsum


Variety Yield
(bales/ha)
Yield
(bales/ac)
% of Sicot 746B3F Staple
(decimal)
Staple
(imperial)
Manual Class Micronaire Strength
(gms/tex)
Turnout
(%)
Uniformity
(%)
Sicot 714B3F 8.03 3.25 100.3 1.14 37 11-1 4.3 31.0 41.5 82.0
Sicot 746B3F 8.00 3.24 100.0 1.14 37 11-1 4.5 30.6 44.9 81.2
Sicot 748B3F 7.95 3.22 99.3 1.15 37 11-1 4.5 30.3 44.1 81.3
CSX3379B3F 7.51 3.04 93.9 1.15 37 11-1 4.7 31.9 43.1 82.5
Year2018 Trial TypeN/A Trial Design3 RCB Balance of FieldSicot 746B3F
Planted25/10/17 Picked25/04/18 Previous CropLong Fallow Wheat Established MethodFallow Moisture
Plant Stand/m7.3 Rainfall (defoliation mm)125 Incrop irrigations2 Soil applied insecticideNo
Nitrogen (kg/ha N)160 Phosphorus (kg/ha P)11 Potassium (kg/ha K)0.0 Zinc (kg/ha Z)3.0
Heliothis sprays0 Insect sprays2 Pix applied (L/ha)0.0 Days to defoliation164

A tough season at Breeza with very little effective rainfall. The trial needed another water or 2 due the hot season which impacted on the yield in this trial.
All varieties behaved similar in yield and quality was good. Boll weight was effected by the lack of moisture down to 2 grams/boll.