Corn (Paraná, Brazil)

Corn (Paraná, Brazil)

Study details

  • Research institution: Fundação ABC
  • Researcher: Gabriel Barth
  • Date: September 2015 – February 2016
  • Location: Arapoti, Paraná, Brazil
  • Soil: pH 5.2
  • Fertilizers: Granubor ® and ulexite
  • Crop variety: P 30F53H
  • Trial design: Randomized complete block design with 4 reps. Treatments soil-applied at planting.


Results

The study was conducted for only one year. The addition of boron had a minimum impact on corn grain yield. Granubor showed a slightly better performance than ulexite at all boron rates even though it was not statistically different.


 

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