Irrigated Wheat: Achievable yields for irrigated wheat

Published: 4 Mar 2013

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Irrigated wheat can yield up to eight tonnes per hectare in the northern region, given good management and adequate water around flowering time.

Key Points:

  • Irrigated wheat can yield 8 t/ha in the northern region.
  • A wheat crop of 8 t/ha requires 500 to 550 millimetres of water.
  • Frequent irrigation around flowering, control of lodging and good disease control are keys to achieving high yields.

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Region North, South, West

Region: North; South; West