Soy (India)

Study details

  • Date: 2003-2004
  • Location: Punjab, India
  • Soil: Alluvial soil, loam, 0.24-0.30% organic content, 132-145 kg/ha total nitrogen, 14.2-13.4 kg/ha available phosphor, 178-190 kg/ha available potassium, pH = 8.2-8.3
  • Crop variety: Jundan 20
  • Fertilizers: Water soluble particles with B ≥10%, Zn ≥10%, 400 g/mu was spread in the soil when the maize seeds were sowed together with routine fertilization.
  • Trial design: 3 treatments (0.75, 1.00, 1.25 kg B/ha), 3 replications, randomized block design

Results

Applications of 0.75, 1.00 and 1.25 showed significant yield increase over the control. There was no significant effect between treatments.

chart for Effect of boron sources and levels on soybean yield, boron content, and boron uptake

Source

Khurana, MPS, Arora, S. "Comparative efficiency of Borax and Granubor as Boron Fertilizers for Lentil and Soybean Grown on Alluvial Alkaline Soils." Journal of Plant Nutrition, 35:2145-2155 (2012).
 

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