Nitrogen and phosphorus recommendations for optimising yield and quality of sweetcorn

This factsheet provides results of nitrogen and phosphorus response experiments on sweetcorn (Zea mays L. var rugosa). The aim of the experiments was to provide improved nutrient recommendations for sweetcorn grown and harvested as cobs for the fresh produce market. It covers - 

  • nitrogen response studies
  • phosphorus response studies
  • nitrogen and phosphorus application recommendations

This information was last updated in 2016.