Document Type : Research Paper


Associate Professor, Department of Agriculture, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran.


In order to investigate the effect of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium elements on fatty acid profiles, oil percentage, grain yield, and flax seed oil, Lirina cultivar, a factorial experiment has been conducted during 2019, based on a randomized complete block design with three replications in Hashtgerd research farm, Alborz Province.  It has employed a factorial arrangement in a randomized complete block design with three replications with the factors involving three levels of nitrogen fertilizers (N1=30, N2=60, and N3=90 Kgha-1, three levels of phosphorus fertilizers (P1=40, P2=80, and P3=120 Kg.ha-1), and three levels of potassium fertilizers (K1=40, K2=80, and K3=120 Kg.ha-1). Result show that the highest amount of linolenic acid (43.99%), linoleic acid (17.68%), and palmitic acid (6.02%) have occurred in 30 kg. ha-1 nitrogen and 40 kg.ha-1 phosphorus. The highest amount of oleic acid (27.49%) and stearic acid (5.25%) belong to 30 kg.ha-1 phosphorus. Based on the results, the highest amount of grain yield (2384 kg.ha-1) and oil yield (939 kg.ha-1) are recorded in 90 and 120 kg.ha-1 nitrogen and phosphorus, respectively. Therefore, according to the results, different levels of fertilizer on percentage of oil has had no significant effect.


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