Response of wheat and canola to potassium, magnesium, sulphur and zinc at Port Kenny

2006

Research organisatons

Trial details

Researcher(s) S Stacey, B Holloway, D Brace and M McLaughlin
Year(s) 2006
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Site 1, Eyre Peninsula, SA
Response of wheat and canola to potassium, magnesium, sulphur and zinc at Port Kenny locations
Aims

To investigate wheat and canola response to secondary and trace nutrients

Key messages
  • Wheat yields were improved by using a combination of N,P,K,Mg,S,Zn fertilisers.
  • Canola yields were improved by using a combination of N,P,S and Zn fertilisers.
  • Gross margins suggested balanced crop nutrition could improve farm profitability despite dry conditions and high fertiliser prices.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation University of Adelaide
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments

Stacey S, Holloway RE, Brace D, McLaughlin MJ (2008) Response of wheat and canola to potassium, magnesium, sulphur and zinc at Port Kenny In: Eyre Peninsula Farming Systems 2007 Summary pp 145-147 Eds N Scholz, A Cook, S Doudle, A Frischke, J Hancock, N Wilhelm, N Cordon, M Bennet, L Guerin, M Stanley PIRSA Publishing Services, Adelaide Australia


Other trial partners Mosaic LLC

Method

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

Eyre Peninsula 2006 Canola

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

MAP, KMag, S15, SZ

Eyre Peninsula 2006 Wheat

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



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