Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Field trials with Smart Micronutrients

SUMMARY OF FIELD TRIALS WITH SMART MICRONUTRIENTS

CROP

FERTILIZER

MICRONUTRIENT FERTILIZER

dosage
Yield increase
% yield increase over control
Rice
Smart zinc
0.5 kg/ha Zn
768 kg/ha
19.4 %
Zinc sulfate
5 kg/ha
233 kg/ha
5.9%
Rice
Smart zinc
0.5 kg/ha Zn
1288 kg/ha
23%
Zinc sulfate
5 kg/ha
Nil
Nil
Peanut
Smart zinc
0.6 kg/ha
860 kg/ha
36.2%
Zinc sulfate
5 kg/ha
124 kg/ha
5.2%
Corn
Smart zinc
0.75 kg/ha
927
9.1%
Zinc sulfate
4 kg/ha
317
3.1%
Cabbage
Smart zinc-iron-manganese-copper-boron
Zn-Fe-Mn-Cu-B
(0.75-0.38-0.19-0.19-0.09 kg/ha)
6150 kg/ha
12%
Zinc-iron-manganese-copper sulfates-borax
Zn-Fe-Mn-Cu-B
(4-2-1-1-0.5kg/ha)
255 kg/ha
0.5%
Potato
Smart zinc-iron-manganese
Zn-Fe-Mn
(0.75-0.375-0.187 kg/ha)
1365 kg/ha
24%
Zinc-iron-manganese sulfates
Zn-Fe-Mn  
(2-1-0.5 kg/ha)
190 kg/ha
3.3%
Red cabbage
Smart zinc-iron-manganese-copper
Zn-Fe-Mn-Cu 
(0.75 - 0.375-0.19- 0.09 kg/ha)
6475  kg/ha
14.3 %
Zinc-iron-manganese-copper sulfates
Zn-Fe-Mn-Cu 
(0.75 - 0.375-0.19- 0.09 kg/ha)
428 kg/ha
1%
Red Lentil
Smart zinc-iron-manganese-molybdenum
Zn-Fe-Mn-Mo
(0.5-1-0.5-0.04 kg/ha)
244 kg/ha
17%
Zinc-iron-manganese-sulfates Ammonium molybdate
Zn-Fe-Mn-Mo
 (0.5-1-0.5-0.04 kg/ha)
Nil
Nil
Black gram
Smart iron-manganese
Fe-Mn  
(1-0.5 kg/ha)
422 kg/ha
28.2%
Iron-manganese sulfate
Fe-Mn
(4-2 kg/ha)
147 kg/ha
9.8%
Green gram
Smart zinc
0.5 kg/ha Zn
126 kg/ha
12%
Zinc sulfate
5 kg/ha Zn
61 kg/ha
5.8%