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Table 2 Fertilizer treatments used in the trial

From: Abundance and dispersal of Heteronychus arator (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in maize fields under different fertilizer treatments

Treatment Fertilizer type Content Application rate Timing of application
Inorganic fertilizer Yara Mila cereal 23 % N, 10 % P2O5, 5 % K2O, 5 % MgO, 3 % S, and 0.3 % Zn 526 kg YMC/ha At planting
Yara Vera 46 % N 40 kg N/ha 4 weeks after planting
Yara Mila Java 23 % N, 6 % S 74 kg YMJ/ha 12 weeks After planting
Bio slurry Bio slurry manure 1.8 % N, 1.5 % P2O5, 1.7 % K2O 8000 kg/ha At planting
Bio slurry leachate 1.8 % N, 1.5 % P2O5, 1 % K2O 10,000 L/ha 4 weeks after planting
FYM Farmyard manure 0.8 % N,0.5 % P2O5, 0.7 % K2O 10,000 kg/ha At planting