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Cucumber Crop

Fertilization of cucumber in various growing methods

Either grown in open field, greenhouse or tunnel, Haifa's fertilizers supply all the required nutrients in order to improve yield and marketability

 

1. Open-field

Plant density of 30,000 – 40,000 / ha.
Expected yield of 25 – 35 Ton / ha.

 

Multifeed BigBag – Een innovatieve methode voor toepassing van meststoffen

Multifeed BigBag is een succesvol meststoffenconcept voor A/B-tanksystemen. Hiermee kunt u in een mum van tijd een oplosbare meststof voor wel 10.000 liter klaarmaken. Snel en gemakkelijk dus. Momenteel is de Multifeed BigBag alleen verkrijgbaar in landen die onder de Noordwest-Europese dochteronderneming van Haifa vallen  

Crop Guide: Cucumber Fertilization Recommendations

Index Nutrients demand/uptake/removal Generic fertilizers recommendations General fertilizing principles for cucumbers

Crop Guide: Cucumber

Index The origin of cucumbers Botanical taxonomy Nutritional and health values of the cucumber fruit Plant description

Fertigation recipes for selected crops in the Mediterranean region

Abstract: Fertigation increases efficient use of water and fertilizers, produces higher yields, improves quality of the production and protects environment. To ensure uniform distribution of water and fertilizers, the irrigation system must be properly designed and operated.

How to improve cucumber marketability in china

Compared to a local potassic fertilizer, Multi-K proved superiority by improving frost hardiness and marketability  

Cucumber fertilizer requirements for various growing methods

Either grown in open field, greenhouse or tunnel, Haifa's fertilizers supply all the required nutrients in order to improve yield and marketability

 

Healthy plant growth requires large amounts of nitrogen and potassium, so these elements must be supplied regularly.  
Multi-K™, Haifa’s flagship potassium nitrate brand, is the basis of a whole line of plain and enriched products, designed to provide optimal plant nutrition under all growth conditions.

 

 

The benefits of Multi-K™ potassium nitrate

Stronger & healthier plants

♦ Higher yield and better quality

♦ Water saving

♦ Counteracting salinity damages

Multi-K™ is a necessity for chloride-sensitive crops.

The presence of nitrate in Multi-K™ enables the plant to minimize its uptake of chloride, whenever this damaging anion is present in the soil solution or in the irrigation water.

 

How the potassium in Multi-K™ helps your plants?

Multi-K™ is suitable for Nutrigation™/ Fertigation and foliar application. Multi-K™ Prills are ideal for direct soil application. The Multi-K™ line includes a complete range of products addressing a variety of crops, growth conditions and applications. 
How to choose the right potassium nitrate product for your crops? 

 

 
Haifa Multi-K™ Potassium Nitrate Products Range
Haifa Multi-K™ Classic
 Haifa Multi-K™ Classic - Potassium Nitrate 13-0-46 Multi-K™ Classic   13-0-46 Potassium nitrate

 

Special grades

Multi-K™ GG  |  Multi-K™ Phast  |  Multi-K™ Absolute  |  Multi-K™  Reci

Multi-K™ GG 13.5-0-46.2 Greenhouse - grade potassium nitrate
Multi-K™ pHast 13.5-0-46.2 Low - pH potassium nitrate
Multi-K™ Reci 13.5-0-46.5 Potassuim nitrate with low sodium content

 

Enriched products

Multi-npK™ 

13-3-43

13-2-44

12-2-44

13-5-42

Potassium nitrate enriched with phosphate
Multi-K™ Mg

12-0-44+1MgO

12-0-43+2MgO

11-0-40+4MgO

12-2-43+1MgO

12-0-43+1MgO+ME

Potassium nitrate enriched with Magnesium
Multi-K™ Zn

11-0-40+4Zn

12-0-43+2Zn

13-0-44+1Zn

Potassium nitrate enriched with Zinc
Multi-K™ S 12-0-46+4SO3 Potassium nitrate enriched with Sulfate
Multi-K™ B 12-0-42+1B Potassium Nitrate enriched with Boron
Multi-K™ ME 13-0-45+ME Potassium nitrate enriched with micronutrients

 

Multi-K™ Prills

Multi-K™ Prills 13-0-46 Potassium nitrate prills
Multi-npK™ Prills Potassium nitrate enriched with Phosphorus
Multi-K™ Mg Prills Potassium nitrate enriched Magnesium

 

The roles of Potassium (K) in the plant:
Potassium (K) is a macro-nutrient, one of elements that the plant consumes in large quantities. It has many vital functions, among which: 

  • Formation of sugars and starch
  • Activation of enzymatic reaction
  • Keeping turgor
  • Regulation of the opening of leaf stomata
  • Building cell walls

 

Thus, potassium improves plant durability and yield quality:

  • Improved drought resistance
  • Increased winter hardiness
  • Better disease resistance
  • Higher yield and better quality
  • Longer storage life

6 things you should know about Multi-K

 

 

 

 

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