Corn (Indonesia)

Study details

  • Date: October 2011 – February 2012
  • Location: Central Java, Indonesia
  • Crop variety: DK-85
  • Fertilizers: NPK (15% N, 15% P2O5, 15% K2O), urea, Fertibor® (4kg/ha)
  • Trial design: block size of 1000 m2 , ridge size of 2.5 m width and 20 m length, 0.5 m space between ridges, planting space of 20 cm x 70 cm
  Block 1 Block 2
1st fertilizer application
(before planting)
50 kg NPK 50 kg NPK
2nd fertilizer application
(11/2011)
75 kg NPK 75 kg NPK +
500 g Fertibor
3rd fertilizer application
(12/2011)
50 kg NPK +
25 kg Urea
50 kg NPK +
25 kg Urea
Estimated yield of dry grain (ton/ha) 8.59 9.24
Moisture-grain harvested (%) 27 26.5


Results

Yield increase of 7.57%

 

56 days after planting

Increase in chlorophyll index (SPAD) and pollination
Corn comparisons 56 days after planting




101 days after planting

Increase in yield and moisture
Corn comparisons 101 days after planting
 

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