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Title: Boron application in red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) seed production
Authors: Tomić D.
Stevović V.
Durović D.
Madic, Milomirka
Bokan N.
Stanisavljevic, Rade
Journal: Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research
Issue Date: 1-Jun-2015
Abstract: © 2015, Teagasc. All rights reserved. A field trial with four red clover cultivars was established on acid soil in order to evaluate the effect of foliar boron application on seed yield. The crop received foliar boron treatment during the second growth of the second year at two applications. Although seed yield showed a significant increase in boron-treated plants in 2011 compared with control (26.0%), its relative increase was far higher in 2010 (43.2%), which had increased total rainfall amounts during flowering. Sufficient level of boron supply to red clover plants for seed production has a remarkably positive effect under conditions hampering pollination and fertilisation.
Type: Article
DOI: 10.1515/ijafr-2015-0006
ISSN: 07916833
SCOPUS: 84961153100
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Agronomy, Čačak
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