Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southeast Iowa

Authors: Antonio P. Mallarino (Iowa State University) , Joshua Enderson (Iowa State University) , Ryan R. Oltmans (Iowa State University) , Mazhar Ul Haq (Iowa State University) , Myron C. Rees (Iowa State University)

  • Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southeast Iowa

    Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm

    Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southeast Iowa

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Abstract

Micronutrients are essential plant nutrients that are needed in very small amounts. Prior research in Iowa and neighboring states since the 1950s showed inconsistent corn and soybean grain yield responses to micronutrient applications, except for zinc in corn. This report summarizes results of two studies with corn and soybean rotations, one with application to the soil and the other with application to the foliage, which were conducted 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., Enderson, J., Oltmans, R. R., Haq, M. U. & Rees, M. C., (2015) “Corn and Soybean Yield Response to Micronutrients in Southeast 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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