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This guide summarises performance characteristics of commercially available wheats which have undergone testing in the National Variety Testing Project (NVT), breeding organisations crop variety testing and Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) variety specific agronomy projects. This information includes variety summaries, agronomic, disease and herbicide tolerance characteristics and medium to long-term yield performance. A review of regional performance in 2008 is followed by a comprehensive summary of 2008 variety time of sowing experiments and observed flowering dates.
By combining agronomy research outcomes with other related wheat research this document provides current information to assist with variety choice and management for 2009.
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Sowing, Yields, Wheat, Varieties, Western Australia
Agronomy and Crop Sciences
Curtis, B, Penny, S, Zaicou, C, Dhammu, H, Ellis, S, Jorgensen, D, Miyan, S, Shackley, B, and Sharma, D. (2009), Wheat variety guide 2009 Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4763.