Nitrogen deficiency vs. healthy plant made worse by

  • Low or high pH soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching
  • ) Low organic matter
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching) or heavy irrigation
  • Addition or high levels of non-decomposed organic matter/manure (eg straw)
  • Fast growing crops

Nitrogen is important for

  • Component of enzymes, vitamins, chlorophyll and other cell constituents
  • Essential for crop growth, development and high yields
  • Necessary for carotene synthesis and therefore also for root colour

Yara recommended fertilisers for Nitrogen

YaraLiva NITRABOR

YaraLiva NITRABOR

YaraLiva TROPICOTE

YaraLiva TROPICOTE

Carrots: 330 kg/ha prior to or immediately post-drilling

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YaraVita CROPLIFT PRO

YaraVita CROPLIFT PRO

Carrot: 2.5 to 5 kg/ha. Repeat at 10 to 14 day intervals as necessary. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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