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Potassic fertilization of mango trees

+33% Mango yield

Following foliar nutrition with Haifa  Multi-K™ at 2% application rate

 

Foliar Feeding provides fast, on-the-spot nutrition to ensure high, top quality yields. It serves as an effective supplementary feeding to complete soil fertilization and for prompt correction of nutrient deficiencies. Foliar application of nutrients at specific stages of crop development boosts yield and improves quality.

The table below describes a trail that clearly prooved the overall advantage of adding a 2% rate foliar feeding application with Haifa Multi-k™ potassium nitrate

Crop/cultivar

Mango / Namdokmai

Country / locationThailand / Pakchong , Nakonratchasrima /
ObjectivesIncrease yield
Haifa product testedMulti-K
Application methodFoliar nutrition
Tested treatment16x foliar application @ 2.0% concentration & 1,562 lit./ha
Control treatment resultsTotal yield = 8.06 MT/ha
51.6 kg/tree, 156 trees/ha
Grower’s revenue from yield: 1,052  US$/MT
Best treatment resultsTotal yield = 10.75 MT/ha
68.9 kg/tree. 156 trees/ha
Grower’s revenue from yield: 1,143  US$/MT
Characteristics of best treatmentYield increase 2.63 MT/ha
Cost of treatment (material + application ) : 390  US$/ha
Net benefit of best treatment2,616  US$/ha
Benefit/Cost ratio7.7
ConclusionsAll benefits were obtained from increased yield.
Other cultivars and other regions should be tested too.

 

 

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