Phosphorus nutrition for winter crops


This Agfact provides information about phosphorous nutrition, specifically related to winter crops. The information covers:

  • The need for phosphorous
  • Deficiency symptoms
  • Factors affecting crop response
  • Application rates for crops
  • Wheat nutrition experiments
  • Measuring the profit
  • Fertiliser costs
  • Application techniques and rates
  • Crop establishment methods
  • Chemical forms of phosphorus
  • Tissue testing for phosphorus

The Agfact also includes a summary Fertiliser comparison chart.


Agfact P1.4.5 Second Edition

Published: 2003