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Comparison of different side-dressings on winter wheat yield

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Author(s): Stipešević Bojan | Stošić Miro | Teodorović Bojana | Jug Irena | Jug Danijel | Šimon Miško | Bede Zvonimir | Simić Milena

Journal: Journal of Agricultural Sciences
ISSN 1450-8109

Volume: 54;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 189;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: winter wheat | foliar fertilizer | yield | hectoliter mass | 1000 grains mass

ABSTRACT
The trial with different side-dressing fertilizations for winter wheat has been conducted at Vetovo site, Croatia, in vegetation seasons 2007/08 and 2008/09. The five side-dressing fertilizations has been tested (Control - no sidedressing, KAN - 100 kg KAN ha-1 in tillering and jointing stages; M1 - 8 l of foliar NPK fertilizer 'Profert Mara' ha-1; M2 - 16 l ha-1 of foliar fertilizer, and; M3 - 24 ha-1 of foliar fertilizer) at four winter wheat cultivars (Anika, Fiesta, Gabi and Rapsodija), with previously applied 400 kg NPK 7:20:30 ha-1 for all treatments. Results showed that all foliar side-dressing treatments gave winter wheat grain yield higher than the control, and that M1 treatment showed equal in comparison with KAN side-dressing. Treatments M2 and M3 had, in comparison with the control, KAN and M1 treatments, higher yields which leads toward conclusion that foliar treatments can be recommended for side-dressing for given agroecological conditions.
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