Zinc deficiency made worse by

  • Organic soils
  • High pH soils
  • Soils rich in phosphorus
  • Soils receiving high phosphorus application
  • Cold wet conditions

Zinc is important for

  • Combats chlorisis and premature leaf fall
  • Improves resistance to cold weather and late frosts
  • Improves bud development
  • Improves flowering
  • Improves fruit set
  • Gives better skin finish
  • Reduces storage disorders

Yara recommended fertilisers for Zinc

YaraVita ZINTRAC 700

YaraVita ZINTRAC 700

Apple: 1 to 2 l/ha at bud burst and at the end of flowering. Avoid treatment during flowering. A further application of 1 to 2 l/ha should be made after harvest but before leaf senescence. Water rate: 200-1,000 l/ha.

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