Treating seed with micronutrients

2003

Research organisaton
Funding source

Trial details

Researcher(s) N Cordon
Year(s) 2003
Contributor South Australian Research and Development Institute
Trial location(s) Site 1, Eyre Peninsula, SA
Treating seed with micronutrients locations
Aims

To evaluate the economic yield performance of a commercially available seed nutrient coat product.

Key messages
  • Treated seed treatment had a marginally higher yield (3.24t/ha versus 3.15), lower screenings, lower protein and higher income by $9/ha.
  • Seed from control plots (untreated seed sown) had higher nutrient (Mn, Cu, Zn, P and S) concentrations.
  • Coating seed does no harm but farmers need to judge what is ' best bang for their buck'.
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 Not specified

Method

Crop type Barley
Treatment type(s)
  • Fertiliser: Application
  • Fertiliser: Method
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

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