Zinc deficiency in vertisols

1993

Research organisaton

Trial details

Researcher(s) W Strong
Year(s) 1993
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Glengallan, QLD
Zinc deficiency in vertisols locations
Aims

To establish the zinc requirements of crops growing on vertisols.

Key messages
  • Glasshouse experiments examine the residual effects of zinc applied in field trials.
  • Growth response to zinc was detected on only one soil even under well watered glasshouse conditions.
  • Plant zinc showed no decline in availability of applied zinc 4 years after its application.
  • Availability of zinc appeared to be improved by incorporation in the topsoil.
  • In other glasshouse studies on economically high applications of phosphorus and zinc were needed to offset the impact of low VAM infection for maize and linseed.
  • Extractable zinc in Queensland inverter solves appears to be related to organic carbon percent.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation N/A
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners Not specified

Method

Crop type No crop specified
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Application
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Glengallan 1993

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

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