Grain yield and yield components of triticale upon application of different foliar fertilizers


INTERCIENCIA, vol.32, no.9, pp.624-628, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: INTERCIENCIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.624-628
  • Keywords: drought, foliar fertilizers, grain yield, triticale, yield components, ZINC-DEFICIENCY, WHEAT, SOIL, EFFICIENCY, NUTRITION, STRESS, GROWTH, PLANT
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Field experiments were conducted in the growing seasons of 2000-2001 and 2001-2002 to investigate the effects of various commercial foliar fertilizers containing N, p K and micro nutrients on yield and yield components of triticale. Yield and Yield component values were different among years because of dry season. The results revealed that foliar treatments had significant positive effect on grain yield, spikelet number per spike, number of grain per spike, 1000 grain weight and harvest index in both years. The most effective foliar fertilizer on yield and yield components during drought stress was Zn-15, a chelated (EDTA) form of zinc. Both NZN and ZnSO4 increased grain yield of triticale under no stress conditions.