Field Trial - Dry Bean, Ermelo, South Africa

Date/Datum  
Product/Produk Yield-Plus
Crop/Oes Type/Tipe Dry Bean
Variety/Varieteit  
Locale/Plek Ermelo
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
 
Test period weather conditions other than normal/
Toets periode weersomstandighede buitengewoon
Abnormally high rainfall at flowering and pod formation
Many of the farmer's beans were drowned
Cooperator/Samewerker Mr Willie du Plooy
Type of trial/Proeftipe Field Trial
Experimental design/
Proefnemings ontwerp
 
Treatments/Behandelinge 1. 700 ml/ha at 10% flowering
2. 600 ml/ha at pod formation
pH Green plus was used
Applications/
Toedienings
Qty/Hoeveelheid Two
Form/Vorm Aerial spray
Counts/Tellings  
Results/Uitslae
  Yield % increase
Treated 3.0 t/ha 22.7%
Control 2.2 t/ha --
Conclusion/Gevolgtrekking Yield Plus sprayed beans were Grade 3, very good and few splits.
Coltrol was class 4 and many splits,
Special comments/
Spesiale opmerkings
The control area was very small and some Yield Plus was blown over the control when sprayed. The true results should reflect a greater increase in yield.
Notes/Notas  

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