Chase SM6 Seaweed Extract
Vining Pea Trial (1992)

Contract Crop grown for Birds Eye Foods

Site: Woodbridge, Suffolk
Variety: Avola
Drilled: 8TH April
SM6 Applied : (a) 2.5 Lt/Ha at 15cm tall ( + Manganese sulphate)
(b) 2.5 Lt/Ha at at first broken bloom cluster(+Aphox)
Base Fertilised per HA: 70 kg (P) – 47 kg (K)
Water Rate: 165 LT/HA
SM6 Treated Area: 1.75 Acres
Control Area: 2.09 Acres

Results Yield
TR TONNES TONNES/ACRE
SM6 Treated 107 3.77 2.15
Control 110 3.48 1.66

 

The Benefits (2012 prices)
PER ACRE PER HECTARE
INCREASED INCOME £58.06 £143.42
SM6 APPLICATION COST £10.30 £25.45
SM6 COST £17.79 £43.96
NET INCREASE IN INCOME £29.97 £74.00

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