Correction of zinc deficiency in wheat on the Darling Downs, Queensland

1967

Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) O Duncan
Year(s) 1967
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Toowoomba, QLD
Correction of zinc deficiency in wheat on the Darling Downs, Queensland locations
Aims

To test methods for alleviating zinc deficiency in wheat.

Key messages
  • Zinc sulphate applied as a 1% spray 2-4 weeks after emergence, or drilled with the seed, alleviated the symptoms of zinc deficiency in field trials • Applications five weeks after emergence were not effective.
  • The disorder can also be alleviated by double cropping.
  • Although responses to residual zinc were apparent it is considered more economic to use sprays each year.
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: Type
  • Fertiliser: Timing
  • Fertiliser: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Toowoomba 1967

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

zinc sulphate




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