Cotton (USA)

Study details

  • Date: 1994
  • Location: University of Tennessee AgResearch site, United States
  • Soil: Collins silt loam
  • Crop variety: DPL 50, 38-inch rows
  • Fertilizers: 80-30-30
  • Trial design: Randomized complete block, 7 treatments, 5 replications, boron applied as Solubor® at 0.1 and 0.2 lbs B/ac foliar, 0.5 lbs B/ac soil applied


  • All treatments increased yield over the control
  • Two treatments had a significant increase in yield over the control:
  1. 0.1lbs B/ac + 4.4lbs K2O/ac
  2. 0.1 lbs B/ac + surfactant

Evaluation of foliar boron and potassium of uptake and yield of cotton in 1994


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