Kohlrabi (Spain)

Study details

  • Date: 2005
  • Location: Torre Pacheco, Murcia, Spain
  • Crop variety: Korist F1 produced by Bejo Zaden
  • Fertilizers: Seven (7) different products: Solubor® DF, boric acid+surfactant, standard MEA liquid boron, Solubor Flow, Solubor Flow+UAN, Solubor DF+MgO, Solubor Flow+Soribtol
  • Trial design: Twenty (20) crop limes transplanted into test plot separated by 1m, resulting in plantation density of 4 plants/m2

Results

  • Seven (7) days after boron treatments, boron content increased from four to 10 times vs non-treated plants
  • Top performance of Solubor Flow and Solubor DF
  • Better performance of sodium borates vs non-sodium borates
 

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