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Haifa's recommendation for fertilization of sweet corn

Haifa's fertilizers provide the exact nutrient requirement for optimal plant nutrrition and excellent sweet corn yiel

Variety: Jubilee.
Soil type:  Loamy.
Plant Density: 75,000 plants / Ha.
Expected yield: 28 T/Ha.
Growth period (days from seeding/planting to harvest): 81 days.

 

Fertigation

Time interval (days after emergence or planting)

Nutrients requirement (Kg/Ha/Day)

N

P2O5

K2O

1-10

0.50

0.23

1.20

11-20

1.00

0.34

1.81

21-30

1.50

0.46

5.42

31-40

3.50

1.26

6.99

41-50

4.50

1.95

8.67

51-60

6.00

2.63

4.58

61-70

4.00

1.83

7.47

71-80

3.00

0.46

2.41

Total (Kg/Ha)

240

91.61

385.47

Source: B. Bar-Yosef . Fertilization under drip irrigation.

Sweet corn (fresh cobs)

Macro elements removed by 1 ton marketable product

 

N

P

K

---------------------- Kg/ton ----------------------

3.0

0.4

1.6

Source: Kinoch: VOLHOUBARE LANDBOU, RSA. Processed by Frans Lourens, Haifa, RSA May, 1999.

Macro elements removed by 1 ton marketable product

N

P

K

Ca

Mg

S

-------------------------------------- Kg/ton ------------------------------------------

27

4.5

20.0

5.0

4.5

2-6

Source: Kinoch: VOLHOUBARE LANDBOU, RSA. Processed by Frans Lourens, Haifa, RSA May, 1999.