Brief introduction

This is a field test report about potassium polyacrylate for potato in America.

Test One

LOCATION: Hermiston, OR

PLANTS: Potatoes

VARIETY: Premier

WATER RETAINER AGENT: Potassium Polyacrylate

APPLICATION: Applied in furrow at planting

GRADE OUT COMPARISON

Total Yield Total Usables Min 4 oz Min 6 oz Min 10 oz Min 14 oz
Untreated 37. 44 Tons 91. 1% 17. 4% 30. 9% 24. 7% 18. 2%
Potassium Polyacrylate Treated 40. 90 Tons 94. 9% 10. 2% 30. 8% 26. 9% 27. 0%
Difference +3. 46 Tons +3. 8% -7. 2% -0. 1% +2. 2% +8. 8%

Test Two

LOCATION: Hermiston, OR

PLANTS: Potatoes

VARIETY: Russet Burbank

WATER RETAINER AGENT: Potassium Polyacrylate

APPLICATION: Applied in furrow at planting

HARVEST: Replicated trail samples were harvested by hand.

GRADE OUT COMPARISON (More Tons Per Acre)