Potassium deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic soils (low pH)
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching)
  • or heavy irrigation
  • Heavy clay (illite) soils
  • Soils with low K reserves
  • Magnesium rich soils

Potassium is important for

  • Healthy, green foliage
  • Better root growth
  • Increased yields

Yara recommended fertilisers for Potassium

YaraVita FOLIAR POTASH

YaraVita FOLIAR POTASH

Maize: 5 l/ha at the 4 to 8 leaf stage. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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YaraVita MAIZE BOOST

YaraVita MAIZE BOOST

Maize: 5 l/ha at the 4 to 8 leaf stage. Water rate: 30 to 200 l/ha. N.B. Do not spray in slow drying conditions. Alternatively: 2 to 5 l/ha at the 4 to 6 leaf stage. Repeat 10 to 14 days later if necessary. Water rate: 30 to 200 l/ha

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