How to increase wheat yield

How to increase wheat yield

The two key yield components of wheat are grain numbers per unit area, and the individual grain weight. High yields come from achieving the correct leaf and shoot numbers, maintaining a green leaf canopy, increasing grain numbers/ear and grain size.

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Wheat deficiencies

Identify and diagnose nutrient deficiencies in your wheat and learn how to control or correct the deficiency. Start by selecting a nutrient below.

Wheat crop nutrition programmes
Wheat crop nutrition programmes

Wheat agronomic principles

The fundamental agronomic principals behind wheat production are to first build an efficient leaf canopy and then keep this photosynthetically active for as long as possible through to harvest.

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Yara agronomist advice on wheat

Make better informed nutrient decisions

The farmer's toolbox is a collection of tools help you to make better nutrient decisions to choose the right fertiliser and apply the right amount of nutrients at the right time and in the right place so that the crop yield and quality are maximised whilst still keeping costs in check, avoiding over-fertilisation and protecting the environment.