Effect of Soil Application of Zinc Fertilizer on Growth and Yield of Wheat at Bakrajow and Kanypanka locations in Sulaimani Governorate.

 1 Ghafoor A. Mam Rasul, 2 Banaz M. Mustafa, 2 Kamil M. Ahmad

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Sulaimani, 2 Directorate of Agricultural Research Sulaimani

This study was conducted during growing season of 2010 - 2011, to study the effect of four
levels of Zinc as Zn- EDTA ( 0, 20, 40, 60 kg Zn ha-1) on growth traits and yield of wheat variety
ovanto at two different agricultural locations ( Bakrajow and Kanypanka) using Randomized
Complete Block Design (R.C.B.D.) with three replicates. The results showed that the increase in rates
of Zn causes an increase in grain yield, grain zinc content and zinc uptake by plant, from both of
locations. However the results showed that the relative yield was decreased with increasing of zinc
application rate from both of locations.

Key words: Zinc fertilizer and Wheat Production, Zinc uptake, grain yield

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