Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Northeast Iowa

Authors: Antonio P. Mallarino (Iowa State University) , Mazhar Ul Haq (Iowa State University) , Joshua Enderson (Iowa State University) , Ryan R. Oltmans (Iowa State University) , Kenneth T. Pecinovsky (Iowa State University)

  • Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Northeast Iowa

    Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm

    Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Northeast Iowa

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Abstract

Several essential plant nutrients are required in very small amounts and are referred to as micronutrients. Prior research in Iowa and neighboring states showed inconsistent 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, 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., Haq, M. U., Enderson, J., Oltmans, R. R. & Pecinovsky, K. T., (2015) “Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Northeast 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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