Field Studies

Alfalfa (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 (China)

Hebei, China (2011): Yield increase of 7.03% as compared with routine fertilization

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Corn (Indonesia)

Corn (Indonesia)

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

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Corn (China)

Jilin, China (2011): Yield increase of 8.3% as compared with application of mixed fertilizer containing no zinc

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Corn (USA)

Tennessee, USA (2004): Significant increase in yield

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Cotton (USA)

Tennessee, USA (1994): Treatments increased yield over the control

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Melon (Indonesia)

Melon (Indonesia)

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

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Rice (Indonesia)

West Java, Indonesia (2011): Yield increase of 8-20%

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Sugar Cane (Indonesia)

Central Java, Indonesia (2012-13)

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Soy (India)

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

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Sugar Beet (United Kingdom)

Norwich/Norfolk, United Kingdom (1990)

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Wheat (China)

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

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Wheat (China)

Shandong, China (2011)

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