Zinc deficiency made worse by

  • Organic soils
  • High pH soils
  • Soils rich in phosphorus
  • Soils receiving high phosphorus application
  • Cold wet conditions

Zinc is important for

  • Increased fertility (number of grains per ear)
  • Better grain quality

Yara recommended fertilisers for Zinc

YaraVita GRAMITREL

YaraVita GRAMITREL

Cereals: 1 to 3 l/ha from the 2 leaf stage to second node detectable (Zadok's G.S. 12 to 32). Repeat applications at 10 to 14 day intervals, within this timing, if necessary. For autumn sown crops, an application prior to winter dormancy may also be beneficial. In addition, 1 l/ha from second node detectable to flag leaf fully emerged (Zadoks G.S. 32 to 39). Water rate: 50 to 200 l/ha. Seed Dressing: 3 to 6 litres per tonne.

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YaraVita ZINTRAC 700

YaraVita ZINTRAC 700

Cereals: 1 l/ha from 2 leaf stage to second node detectable (Zadok's G.S. 12 to 32). Also, 0.5 l/ha from ear fully emerged to the end of flowering (Zadok's G.S. 59 to 69). Water rate: 50 to 200 l/ha. Seed Dressing: Typical rate: 3 litres per tonne. Increase up to 8 litres per tonne if necessary.

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