Copper deficiency of wheat

1982

Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) N Grundon
Year(s) 1982
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) University of Adelaide , SA
Copper deficiency of wheat locations
Aims

To delineate areas at risk of copper deficiency and remedial practices.

Key messages
  • Main areas at risk from Inglewood and Yelbaron in the south to Tara and Condamine in the north.
  • Occurs on grey or grey brown clays or sandy clays which carried belah and brigalow in their native state.
  • Variance in triticale varieties in responsiveness to copper sulphate.
  • When copper fertiliser was placed in dry soil it was unable to be taken up by plants and grain yield, but not straw production, was severely compromised.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation Queensland Department of Primary Industries
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified

Method

Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Rate
  • Fertiliser: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

University of Adelaide 1982

Sow date Not specified
Harvest date Not specified
Plot size Not specified
Plot replication Not specified
Fertiliser

Copper sulphate




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