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Test Results :: Grapes

The results show healthier plants, increased cane length, increased leaf area, increase chlorophyll content, lower infection rate (decrease physiological weight of bunch weight and fewer rotten berries) and increased yield up to 43%.


Country Year Research Type % Increase in yield % Reduction in pesticides
India 2010-2011 UARS Bangalore blue + 32% - 50%
India 2007-2008 FDT Crimson s. + 35% - 50%
India 2008-2009 FDT Thomson s. + 43% - 50%
Romania 2009-2010 FDT Feteasca alba + 32% - 50%

Table 1
Results of trials on grapes since 2010.
(FDT = farmer demonstration trial; UARS = University Agricultural Research Station).

Article
Bhavya H.K., V.Nache Gowda V, S. Jaganath, K.N. Sreenivas, N.B. Prakash. 2011. Effect of foliar silicic acid and boron acid in Bangalore blue grapes. Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture, 7-8. Beijing, China.