Vietnam Government/Farmer Co-op Perform Trial on Broccoli: 37.5% Yield Increase While Reducing Fertilizer 50%

With the advice and assistance of the National Fertilizer Testing Center and the Dat Viet Xanh Farmers’ Association, in collaboration with Gia Lam District, fertilizer trials were performed with EarthCare with SumaGrow Inside broccoli at Yen Vien Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi.

Vietnam Broccoli Trial rows

The plant height increased, fewer pests were noticed, soil organic matter increased 67.5%, and, of course, the yield increased 37.5% while the chemical fertilizer was reduced by 50%, which resulted in a net increase in profit of over $431/hectare (May 8, 2018 exchange rate).

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The use of  EarthCare with SumaGrow inside reduced the urea nitrate residue in the broccoli.  This is an important criteria for evaluating the product as safe or not before being used.

This trial was supervised by Dr. Ngo Thi Dao, Former Head, Department of Soils University of Pedagogy in Hanoi, who is also the author of two books on agriculture.

The report also contains detailed soil analysis reports.

The original report is in Vietnamese, which was translated into English:  Vietnam Report in English — Broccoli