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Plant Pathology Journal
Year: 2003  |  Volume: 2  |  Issue: 1  |  Page No.: 48 - 55

Response of Wheat to Foliarly Applied Urea at Different Growth Stages and Solution Concentrations

K.H. Shah, M.Y. Memon, S.H. Siddiqui, M. Imtiaz and M. Aslam    

Abstract: Field investigations were carried out to evaluate the performance of two wheat genotypes when sprayed at different growth stages using 2, 4 and 6% urea solution. Compared to standard soil application, foliarly applied urea was betterly utilized by Soghat-90 and Sind-81. Irrespective of growth stages, foliage efficacy of urea was most prominent at 4% solution. Significantly higher crop harvests, N uptake and agronomic efficiency were recorded when both wheat cultivars were sprayed at tillering and heading stages. Grain protein content was improved by late season spraying with 6% urea solution.

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