Calcium deficiency 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

  • Stronger plants
  • Healthier plants
  • Gives plants more resistance to cold weather
  • Firmer berries
  • Increases storage potential and shelf life

Yara recommended fertilisers for Calcium

YaraVita STOPIT

YaraVita STOPIT

Strawberry (field grown): 3 applications of 10 l/ha from start of flowering. Repeat applications at 7 to 10 day intervals. Water rate: 300-600 l/ha.

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YaraTera CALCINIT

YaraTera CALCINIT

Strawberries (fertigated): Crop specific recipes for 2 tank (A & B tank) systems can be produced using the Yara Fertigation Plan, for more details contact your local Yara area manager.

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