Research challenges fertiliser salt index expectations

March 10 2021 - 12:00pm
University of Adelaide PhD student Jacinta Dockerill is challenging the salt index approach, which relates a fertilisers toxicity risk with its impact on salinity measured in a laboratory. Photo: Supplied
University of Adelaide PhD student Jacinta Dockerill is challenging the salt index approach, which relates a fertilisers toxicity risk with its impact on salinity measured in a laboratory. Photo: Supplied

GROWERS are being encouraged to consider the type of fertiliser applied and its separation from the seed when they sow their crops to avoid fertiliser toxicity that may hinder establishment and early crop performance.

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