Work Packages2019-01-07T14:30:16+00:00

Work Packages

Year 1

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of biological treatments when compared to standard chemistry and IPM.

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2 x spring wheat varieties – Willow and Mulika

3 x treatments – biological treatments, standard chemistry and IPM

6 x replicates

Year 2

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of biological treatments when compared to standard chemistry and IPM.

2 x winter wheat varieties – Skyfall and Leeds

3 x treatments – biological treatments, standard chemistry and IPM

6 x replicates

Year 3

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of biological treatments when compared to standard chemistry and IPM.

In this final year two trial sites remain as previous, the third has been up-scaled running as a split field (biological/conventional) to understand cost effectiveness. 

STC and Cockle Park Farm trial plots:

1 x winter wheat variety – Sundance

3 x treatments – biological treatment, standard chemistry and IPM

8 x replicates

Split field trial at Cockle Park Farm:

1 x winter wheat variety – Sundance

Small split field with half biological treatment and half standard chemistry