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Dookie, VIC

Site Introduction

Our Dookie Innovation Site sits at the base of Major mountain in the paddocks of Dookie Agricultural College, a short distance from Greater Shepparton. Dookie is one of our key sites this year where we will look at herbicides Voraxor and Luximax tested in wheat plots alongside the industry standards, as well as Frequency post emergent herbicide in both wheat and barley. We’ll also showcase our latest high performing canola varieties including new LibertyLink trait technology, designed to offer extra in-crop flexibility for canola growers whilst reducing annual ryegrass resistance pressure.

Dookie Site Update - September

Dookie Innovation Site Introduction

Mark Dicks, Technical Services Specialist for BASF Agricultural Solutions, welcomes us to the Dookie Innovation site in Victoria.

Dookie, VIC - 45 days after sowing

Ben White, Area Sales Manager at BASF Agricultural Solutions Australia, provides an update at our Dookie Innovation Site. Tank mixes included on the site are Voraxor and Luximax against industry standards.

Dookie, VIC - Benefits of tank mixing pre-emergent herbicide

Phil Hoult, Technical Services Manager, vistis our Dookie Innovation Site 45 days after sowing to explain the benefits of tank mixing premium pre-emergent herbicides.

Dookie, VIC - Preventing crop effects and maximising crop saftey

Phil Hoult visits the Dookie Innovation Site 45 days after sowing to take us through the key points around preventing crop effect and maximising crop saftey.

Dookie, VIC - Agronomic issues

Phil Hoult at the Dookie Innovations Site, 45 days after sowing, talks through the agronomic issues faced, tactics taken and key learnings.

Dookie, VIC - Double-knock senarios using Voraxor

Phil Hoult visitis our Dookie Innovation Site 45 days after sowing, explaining how Voraxor fits into a pre-sowing double-knock senario where residual and burndown weed control is required.

Site at a glance - Wheat & Barley

Sowing date: 20 May 2021 (Rockstar wheat & Planet barley)
Conditions at Sowing: 16.5mm the week prior to sowing wheat site
Previous crop / stubble: Wheat
Soil Type: Heavy clay loam
In-Season Rainfall: 56mm (17 June 2021)
Crop focus: Wheat & barley
Weed/Disease focus: Ryegrass, milk thistle, raddish and capeweed
Product focus: Luximax, Voraxor & Frequency

 

Site at a glance - Canola

Sowing date: 26 April 2021
Sowing rate: Various due to seed weight and germination. Calculated for 40 plants/m2 
Conditions at Sowing: Dry sown
Previous crop / stubble: Wheat with a history of ryegrass
Fertliser applied: 50kg/ha MAP at sowing, 50kg/ha Gran am 
Other Treatments: Mouse-Off @ 1kg/ha – PSPE. Pyrinex Super @ 1Lt/ha – PSPE.
Herbicide treatment dates: Knockdown, IBS & PSPE: 26/4/21, First EPE: 2-3 leaf 26/6/21, Second EPE: 9/7/21
Weed/Disease focus: Ryegrass management 
Product focus: Liberty Herbicide, ILeVO seed dressing, InVigor Hybrids

Plot performance

Dookie 1 - Basta 4L/ha Fb Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + No Pre-em
1 - Basta then Paraquat 360 + No Pre-em

Basta 4L/ha

Fb

Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + No Pre-em

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 2 - Basta 4L/ha.  Fb Voraxor 200ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten.
2 - Basta then Voraxor + Paraquat 360® + Hasten

Basta 4L/ha.

Fb

Voraxor 200ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten.

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 3 - Basta 4L/ha. Fb Callisto 200ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha
3 - Basta then Callisto + Paraquat 360

Basta 4L/ha.

Fb

Callisto 200ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 4 - Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha.  Fb Luximax 500ml/ha +Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + Voraxor 200ml/ha + 1%
4 - Paraquat 360 then Luximax + Paraquat + Voraxor + 1%

Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha.

Fb

Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + Voraxor 200ml/ha + 1%

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 5 - Basta 4L/ha. Fb Voraxor 200ml/ha + Sakura 118g/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten
5 - Basta then Voraxor + Sakura + Paraquat 360 + Hasten

Basta 4L/ha.

Fb

Voraxor 200ml/ha + Sakura 118g/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 6 - Basta 4L/ha. Fb Voraxor 200ml/ha + Overwatch 1250ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten
6 - Basta then Voraxor + Overwatch + Paraquat 360 + Hasten

Basta 4L/ha.

Fb

Voraxor 200ml/ha + Overwatch 1250ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 7 - Basta 4L/ha. Fb Voraxor 200ml/ha + Boxer Gold 2.5L/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten
7 - Basta then Voraxor + Boxer Gold + Paraquat 360 + Hasten

Basta 4L/ha.

Fb

Voraxor 200ml/ha + Boxer Gold 2.5L/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 8 - Basta 4L/ha. Fb Voraxor 200ml/ha + TriflurX 2L/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten
8 - Basta then Voraxor + TriflurX + Paraquat 360 + Hasten

Basta 4L/ha.

Fb

Voraxor 200ml/ha + TriflurX 2L/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 9 - No Knockdown Fb No IBS
9 - Control No Knockdown - No IBS

No Knockdown

Fb

No IBS

Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 10 - Voraxor 240ml/ha +  Gly 450 1.5L/ha+ 1% Hasten.  Fb Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha.
10 - Voraxor + Gly 450 + Hasten then Luximax + Paraquat 360

Voraxor 240ml/ha + Gly 450 1.5L/ha+ 1% Hasten.

Fb

Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha.

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 11 - Voraxor 240ml/ha + 1% Hasten.  Fb Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha
11 - Voraxor + Hasten then Luximax + Paraquat 360

Voraxor 240ml/ha + 1% Hasten.

Fb

Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 12 - Voraxor 240ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten.  Fb Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha.
12 - Voraxor + Paraquat 360 + Hasten then Luximax + Paraquat 360

Voraxor 240ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + 1% Hasten.

Fb

Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha.

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 13 - Gly 450 1.5L/ha. Fb Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + Voraxor 200ml/ha + 1%
13 - Gly 450 then Luximax + Paraquat 360 + Voraxor + Hasten

Gly 450 1.5L/ha.

Fb

Luximax 500ml/ha + Paraquat 360 1.1L/ha + Voraxor 200ml/ha + 1% Hasten

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

Dookie 14 -  Gly 450 1.5L/ha
14 - Gly 450

Gly 450 1.5L/ha

1st Knockdown: 13 May
2nd knockdown: 20 May
Date Sown: 20 May 2021

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