Field Studies

Alfalfa (Virginia, USA)

Orange, Virginia (1970) Yield was significantly improved.

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Avocado (South Africa)

Avocado (South Africa)

South Africa (1989-90) Best yield was achieved with applications at first bud break.

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Corn (Hebei, China)

Hebei, China (2011) Yield was increased 7.03% as compared with routine fertilization.

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Corn (Java, Indonesia)

Corn (Java, Indonesia)

Java, Indonesia (2011-12) Yield increase of 7.57%.

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Corn (Jilin, China)

Jilin, China (2011) Yield was increased by 8.3% as compared with application of mixed fertilizer containing no Zinc.

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Corn (USA)

Tennessee, USA (2004) A significant increase in yield was found.

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Cotton (USA)

Tennessee, USA (1994) All treatments increased yield over the control.

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Melon (East Java, Indonesia)

Melon (East Java, Indonesia)

East Java, Indonesia (2013) Savings in fertilizer cost and rapid leaf growth compared to previous year.

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Rice (West Java, Indonesia)

West Java, Indonesia (2011) Increases yield by 8-20%.

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Soy (Punjab, India)

Punjab, India (2003-04) Significant yield increase over the control.

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Wheat (Shaanxi, China)

Shaanxi, China (2011) More green leaf color, healthier plant growth, and yield increase 2.6%.

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