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Effectiveness of Phosphorous Fertilizers in Wheat Crop Production in Pakistan

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Phosphorus is that element of periodic table, which is extensively found in nature and along with Nitrogen (N) and potassium represents the overall composition of plants and animal life. Phosphorus performed different metabolic activities in plants and is one of the key elements for the maturation of plants and boosting up the larger quantities. As it has a vital role in the metabolism and energy production reaction and can survive the unfavorable environmental effects so cause increase in yield. A research review was carried out on the effectiveness of P fertilizers on wheat crop in Pakistan. Almost all of the researchers in all areas indicated that P fertilizers significantly improved the growth as well as yield parameters of wheat crop. But the optimum rate of P fertilizer at which highest yield recorded was different for each area, soil and environmental condition. Although these findings on P fertilization representing many capable results regarding to yield and yield components of wheat but still further research is strongly recommended to evaluate the dynamics of P in soil as well as the interaction effect of P with other micro and macro nutrients.


Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research (Volume 5)
A. Jamal and M. Fawad, "Effectiveness of Phosphorous Fertilizers in Wheat Crop Production in Pakistan", Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research, Vol. 5, pp. 25-29, 2019
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January 2019

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