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Foliar nutrition increased wheat yield in Argentina

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





Country / locationArgentina/ Entre Rios EERA INTA Parana
ObjectivesIncrease total yield and grain protein
Haifa product testedMulti-KPoly-Feed 25-10-13 +ME
Application methodFoliar nutrition
Tested treatment2 x Foliar feeding Multi-K @ 2% & 100 lit./Ha
2 x Foliar feeding Polyfeed @ 1% 100 lit./Ha
Control treatment results2,915 Kg/ha
Best treatment resultsMulti-K:  3,306 Kg/ha ; Polyfeed: 3206 Kg/Ha
Characteristics of best treatmentYield 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 treatment54.5 US$/Ha
Benefit/Cost ratio22.8

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

ReferenceG. Farbman & Firpo


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