Calcium deficiency/ internal browning made worse by

  • Acidic soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Acid peat soils
  • Soils rich in sodium
  • Soils rich in aluminium
  • Drought conditions
  • Fruit high in nitrogen or potassium
  • Large fruit

Calcium is important for

  • Healthy green foliage
  • Improved yield and quality
  • Better storage potential of tubers

Yara recommended fertilisers for Calcium

YaraLiva TROPICOTE

YaraLiva TROPICOTE

Potatoes: 375 to 500 kg/ha at tuber initiation. Exact recommendation depends on soil analysis and variety requirements. Refer to your local Yara area manager for detailed recommendation.

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YaraVita STOPIT

YaraVita STOPIT

Potatoes: 2 to 3 applications of 5 to 10 l/ha commencing at tuber initiation (when 50% of the tip swellings are twice the diameter of the rest of the stolon) with 10 to 14 day intervals between applications. Water rate: 200 l/ha

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