Field Trial - Canola, South Africa

Date/Datum February 2000
Product/Produk Yield-Plus
Crop/Oes Type/Tipe Canola
Variety/Varieteit Monty
Locale/Plek Skoonspruit, Moorreesburg, R.S.A.
Rainfall/
Reenval
Winter/
Winter
Summer/
Somer
  Ave. mm pa/
Gem. mm pj
 
Soil quality/
Grond gehalte
Excellent/
Uitstekend
  Good/
Goed
Medium/
Gemiddeld
  Poor/
Arm
 
Normal weather conditions/
Gewone weerstoestande
Moderate, wet winters
Hot, dry summers
Test period weather conditions other than normal/
Toets periode weersomstandighede buitengewoon
Very good rainfall and all-round good conditions
Cooperator/Samewerker Mr E Dippenaar
Type of trial/Proeftipe Commercial field
Experimental design/
Proefnemings ontwerp
2 plots of 10ha treated with Yield Plus
1 plotof 10ha control
Treatments/Behandelinge 500ml Yield Plus sprayed 30 days post emergence on two 10ha plots
Applications/
Toedienings
Qty/Hoeveelheid One
Form/Vorm Tractor spray
Counts/Tellings Yield at harvest
Results/Uitslae
   

Treated

Treated

 

Control

Plot 1

Plot 2

Yield (t/ha)

1.2

1.7

1.72

Increase

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41.7%

43.3%

Conclusion/Gevolgtrekking The Yield Plus treated canola produced a significantly higher yield
Special comments/
Spesiale opmerkings
Mr Dippenaar also noticed:
• increased root structure, especially feeder roots on treated plants
• more and bigger leaves
• more pods which matured earlier than on the untreated plants
Notes/Notas  

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