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

  • Improved crop development
  • Improved resistance to stress (e
  • g
  • drought, cold weather etc)
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Increased yield

Yara recommended fertilisers for Potassium

YaraVita FOLIAR POTASH

YaraVita FOLIAR POTASH

Oilseed Rape: 5 l/ha at the 4 to 6 leaf stage. Repeat as required for moderate to severe deficiency at 7 to 14 day intervals, up to the green bud stage. Do not apply during flowering. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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