Variety - Hidden Valley A376
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A376 was one of the best performers in RVT Series 3, it was ahead of the standards at all sites except Wirra Willa.
|Royalty Status||Release Pending|
|Early Yield/Ha||Moderately Precocious|
|Kern Recovery||45 - 50%|
|Whole Kernels||50 - 65%|
|Kernel Wt||2.5 - 3.0|
|First Grade||95 - 100%|
|Flower Season||Mid Season|
|Harvest Season||Early to Mid|
|Tree Size||Medium, Upright|
A376 appears to perform well in most locations.
- It has high kernel recovery, but we have not seen much insect damage in it at Hidden Valley.
The variety is in very early stages of adoption, no obvious faults have been observed at this stage.
- Its performance at RVT 3 site Wirra Willa, an AVG potential site, was average.
In RVT Series 3 to year nine, A376 was ahead of the standards at all sites except Wirra Willa.
Using accumulated Gross Income per Ha as a comparator, on average it was $6,240/Ha ahead of the standards by year nine of RVT 3.
Note the following table uses mean annual Gross Income/Ha/Yr as opposed to accumulated value above.
|Gross Income/Ha/Yr in RVT3|
Mean of Years 4 to 9, $5/kg base price
|HV A376||Mean of 5|
|B1 (De Cortez)||$8,654||$7,908|
|B3 (Bundy Sugar)||$9,383||7,563|
|Childers (to yr 7)||$16,323||$14,441|
|B4 (Wirra Willa)||$9,309||$10,513|
(Orange/Green change indicates positive cash flow)
(Yellow sections indicate hand strip)
Our more detailed discussion of RVT Series 3 results is available here.
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