Increasing Wheat Yield

The two key yield components of wheat are grain numbers per unit area, and the individual grain weight. High yields come from achieving the correct leaf and shoot numbers, maintaining a green leaf canopy, increasing grain numbers/ear/spike and grain size. A balanced crop nutrition program including all macro and micro nutrients is essential to help manage all of these components. 

Crop Nutrition and Wheat Yield

Macronutrient Uptake in Winter Wheat

Nutrient Uptake in Winter Wheat

Nitrogen and potassium are the nutrients required in the highest quantity for maintaining high wheat yields.

The phosphate requirement, on the other hand, is similar to sulphur. It is during rapid spring growth that the demand for all macronutrients occurs.

Macronutritient Uptake

Micronutrient Uptake in Winter Wheat 

A balanced crop nutrition strategy is essential and should also include secondary and micronutrients which are essential elements in achieving high yields.

Micronutritient Uptake in Winter Months

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