Do micronutrients make fluid phosphorus perform better?

2003

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) B Frischke, B Holloway and D Brace
Year(s) 2003
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Site 1, Eyre Peninsula, SA
Do micronutrients make fluid phosphorus perform better? locations
Aims

To compare performance and economics of correcting micronutrient deficiencies with fluid and granular fertilisers.

Key messages
  • Fluid fertilisers performed better (increased early growth and grain yield) with the addition of low rates of micronutrients.
  • Foliar micronutrients were more economic than granular.
Lead research organisation N/A
Host research organisation South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial funding source GRDC CSO-321
Related program More Profit from Crop Nutrition
Acknowledgments N/A
Other trial partners CSIRO Land and Water

Method

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

Eyre Peninsula 2003

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

Phosphoric acid, zinc coated urea, manganese coated DAP, zinc, manganese and copper sulphate




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