Foliar nutrition increased wheat yield in Argentina

Four foliar treatments of Multi-K and Poly-Feed resulted in 13% increase in yield





Country / location Argentina/ Entre Rios EERA INTA Parana
Objectives Increase total yield and grain protein
Haifa product tested Multi-KPoly-Feed 25-10-13 +ME
Application method Foliar nutrition
Tested treatment 2 x Foliar feeding Multi-K @ 2% & 100 lit./Ha
2 x Foliar feeding Polyfeed @ 1% 100 lit./Ha
Control treatment results 2,915 Kg/ha
Best treatment results Multi-K:  3,306 Kg/ha ; Polyfeed: 3206 Kg/Ha
Characteristics of best treatment Yield increase (total):  + 13.4%
No significant increase in protein: + 0.6%
Grower’s revenue from yield: 148 US$/MT
Cost of treatment (application + material) 2.5 US$/Ha
Net benefit of best treatment 54.5 US$/Ha
Benefit/Cost ratio 22.8

Local   &   Worldwide: Foliar feeding can remarkably & commercially increase wheat productivity.

Reference G. Farbman & Firpo


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