Nitrogen deficiency on orange made worse by

  • Low or high pH soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching
  • ) Low organic matter
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching) or heavy irrigation
  • Addition or high levels of non-decomposed organic matter/manure (eg straw)
  • Fast growing crops

Nitrogen is important for

  • Foliage lusher and greener
  • Shoot growth vigour increased
  • Fruit set/crop load increased
  • Yield is increased
  • Juice quantity and quality improved (acidity and soluble solids increased)

Yara recommended fertilizers for Nitrogen

YaraTera CALCINIT

YaraTera CALCINIT

Citrus: Apply 400 kg/ha in multiple applications from growth stage; new flush to early fruit development. Refer to Yara crop program as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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YaraMila COMPLEX

YaraMila COMPLEX

Citrus: Apply 550-750 kg/ha in multiple applications from growth stage; new flush to fruit bulking/maturity. Refer to Yara crop program as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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N25

N25

Citrus: Apply 100-200 l/ha in multiple applications from growth stage; new flush to early fruit development.

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N-CAL 15+18Ca+B

N-CAL 15+18Ca+B

Citrus: Fertigate 180 l/ha in multiple applications from growth stage; new flush to early fruit development. Refer to Yara crop programs and contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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