Table 5: ‘Braeburn’ apple fruit macro-elements during the growing season (September-November) in Year 1z.

 

N

(mg/100 g)

P

(mg/100 g)

K

(mg/100 g)

Ca

(mg/100 g)

Mn

(mg/100 g)

S

(mg/100 g)

N/Ca (mg/mg)

K/Ca (mg/mg)

(K+Mg)/Ca (mg/mg)

Nutrient regime

Sep

9

Nov 4

Sep

9

Nov 4

Sep

9

Nov

4

Sep 9

Nov 4

Sep 9

Nov 4

Sep 9

Nov 4

Sep 9

Nov 4

Sep

9

Nov 4

Sep

9

Nov 4

Grower’s

22.5a

25.1a

11.5a

15.2a

102.7a

116.8a

4.8a

3.1b

4.5a

4.5a

1.6a

1.8a

5.5a

8.4a

24.6a

39a

25.6a

40.5a

Sysstem

23.3a

23.8a

10.8a

13.5a

93.4b

105.3b

4.8a

3.5a

4.5a

4.4a

1.6a

1.0b

5.0a

7.0a

19.8b

31b

20.7b

32.2b

zMean separation within columns by LSD at 0.05 levels.