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Pioneering the Future

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Multicote™ Controlled Release Fertilizer proved highly efficient for peppers

: An increase of 42% in Fresh Fruit yield (ton/ha) with a single application of Haifa CRF fertilizers.

 

 

 

Description

 

Place (country / region / institute)

México/ San José de Lourdes, Zacatecas./ Rancho Mariana.

Crop name and cultivar

Poblano Pepper / Caballero (Sakata)

Crop type

Vegetables
Growing method Open-field

Why was this plant chosen

Because this is a very important crop on the region and the country.

Soil type or media composition

Clay 30%

Irrigation method

Drippers

 

Methods and Materials

 

Haifa product(s) checked in this experiment

Multicote Agri (4)

Exact formula

Multicote Agri (4) 19-18-18 (30-00-30)

Arrival date of product from Haifa, and quantity

Multicote (4) 11-2-40: 184 Kg

Cote N (4) 40-0-0: 81 Kg

Arrival: March, 2010

Trial Objectives

To show the efficiency of reduced fertilization with CRF vs conventional management (common fertilizers)

 

To obtain de best cost-benefit ratio

No. Of replicates per treatment One replicates
Arrangement of treatment / replication plots No arrangement, evaluation Haifa Vs Control; plot assigned.

 

Results

 

Treatment Fresh fruit (ton*ha-1) Processing (ton*ha-1) Dried fruit (ton*ha-1)

HAIFA

23.5

13.3

4.4

CONTROL

16.45

9.31

3.1

 

 

Need more information about growing peppers? You can always return to the pepper fertilizer & pepper crop guide table of contents