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Phosphorus results test long-held assumptions - Northern Cover

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Through the 2008 trials, which also involved 12 larger, commercial-scale strips, Mr O'Mara found that growers putting extra (above base rates) starter fertiliser incorporating phosphorus on their wheat at the beginning of the season were not getting extra yield benefits - although in long-fallow chickpea, the extra starter fertiliser did increase yield responses... The project is examining whether soil tests, which measure the topsoil, are the right approach for establishing phosphorus levels... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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