Fluid delivery of trace elements - Part II


Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) N Cordon
Year(s) 2005
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Site 1, Eyre Peninsula, SA
Fluid delivery of trace elements - Part II locations

To evaluate the yield response to trace elements using a fluid delivery system compared to other techniques.

Key messages
  • Trace elements can be added to a farming system via a fluid delivery system.
  • Economic responses to trace elements did not occur in non-responsive situations regardless of form of application.
  • Addition of N and P to trace element fluid fertiliser did not appear to enhance trace element uptake.
  • Lower cost foliar applied trace elements offer a cheaper approach to trace element application whilst still providing economic returns.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial funding source GRDC UA00087
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners SAGIT


Crop type Wheat
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Form
  • Fertiliser: Method
Trial type Experimental
Trial design Unknown

Eyre Peninsula 2005

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

Dap, phosphoric acid, trace elements in sulphate form

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Trial last modified: 10-06-2019 11:43am AEST