Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Department of plant production and genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran.

2 Professor, Department of plant production and genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran.


In order to investigate the effect of various chelated nano and amino acid fertilizers on grain yield, biological yield, harvest index, oil quantity and quality, starch content and percentage of protein in corn grain, an experiment has been conducted based on a randomized complete block design with 16 treatments and three replications simultaneously in Urmia University and Ajabshir during the 2017 cropping year. Results show that the highest content of starch (80.66%), protein (12.70%), and harvest index (34.60%) related to NPK nano-chelate fertilizer treatment, the highest amount of oil (4.98%), grain yield (16596 kg / ha), and biological yield (52393 kg / ha) are related to iron amino chelate and the highest weight of 100 grains (36.34 g) is related to zinc nano chelate, which are 22.03%, 30.92%, 23.66%, 25.44%, 50.81%, 33.15%, and 24.65% more than the control treatment, respectively. The use of magnesium amino chelate, micro-mix amino chelate, potassium amino chelate, and NPK nano-chelate increase the amount of saturated fatty acids more than other fertilizers, but Copper nano-chelate, phosphorus amino-chelate, pigeon, and salicylic acid fertilizers increase the content of unsaturated fatty acids by 16.04%, 16.35%, 17.44%, and 20.29%, respectively, compared to the control treatment.


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