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Match calcium application to active root growth

Match calcium application to active root growth

To achieve adequate plant uptake of calcium it is essential to apply fertilisers containing 100% water soluble calcium at the correct timings. Calcium is essential for many of the functions that govern plant growth and that directly relate to crop quality. Matching applications of YaraLiva or Yara Liquids N-CAL products with periods of active root growth will maximise plant calcium uptake.

Complete the package when treating seed this season

Complete the package when treating seed this season

Nutrient seed treatment products such as YaraVita Zintrac enhances the performance of planting seed. Nutrients such as zinc applied to the seed coat supplement seed nutrient reserves during the critical period of germination to crop establishment, supplying important nutrient to the developing plants before their root system has developed. YaraVita seed treatments are a cost effective component of your fertiliser program.

Establishment is the Key

Establishment is the Key

With harvest in full swing, the benefits of good crop nutrition programs are being experienced. High yielding crops start with seed that has great vigour, allowing plants to establish quickly. It is essential when grading and treating next seasons seed straight off the harvester, not to forgot the plant nutrition when applying plant protection. YaraVita fertilisers can be applied with the same operation as seed treatments, meaning no extra work.

Is lack of Zinc limiting early growth in your cotton?

Is lack of Zinc limiting early growth in your cotton?

Author: David McRae

Cooler growing conditions this season compared to the last few seasons have produced more cold shocks and resulted in plants suffering from stress events. This limits shoot and root growth, which reduces the plant’s ability to find and take up immobile nutrients like zinc and phosphorus. Yara has specifically developed products to supply foliar zinc and phosphorus that is readily available and utilised quickly to boost plant growth.