McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southern Iowa

Authors: Antonio P. Mallarino (Iowa State University) , Pablo Barbieri (Iowa State University) , Joshua Enderson (Iowa State University) , Ryan R. Oltmans (Iowa State University) , Nicholas Piekema (Iowa State University)

  • Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southern Iowa

    McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm

    Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southern Iowa

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Abstract

Micronutrients are needed in very small amounts but are essential for crop growth. Prior research in Iowa and neighboring states seldom showed corn and soybean grain yield responses to fertilization with micronutrients, except for zinc in corn. This report summarizes results of two studies with corn and soybean, one with application to the soil and the other with application to foliage, which were conducted at this farm from 2012 through 2014. The micronutrients evaluated were boron (B), copper (Cu), manganese (Mn), and zinc (Zn).

Keywords: Agronomy

How to Cite:

Mallarino, A. P. & Barbieri, P. & Enderson, J. & Oltmans, R. R. & Piekema, N., (2015) “Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southern Iowa”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2014(1).

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Published on
01 Jan 2015
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