Potassium deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic soils (low pH)
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching)
  • or heavy irrigation
  • Heavy clay (illite) soils
  • Soils with low K reserves
  • Magnesium rich soils

Potassium is important for

  • Improved yield and quality
  • Increased tuber size
  • Improved disease resistance

Yara recommended fertilizers for Potassium

YaraTera KRISTA K PLUS

YaraTera KRISTA K PLUS

Potatoes: Fertigate 200-300 Kg/ha during Tuber Bulking. Refer to Yara crop program @ www.yara.com.au as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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YaraVita KOMBIPHOS

YaraVita KOMBIPHOS

Potatoes: 10 l/ha. Apply one week after 100 percent crop emergence, and 10 to 14 days later, if necessary. To encourage tuber numbers, apply at tuber initiation. To encourage tuber size, apply at early bulking and repeat at 10 to 14 day intervals as necessary. Water rate: 100 to 200 l/ha.

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YaraMila COMPLEX

YaraMila COMPLEX

potatoes: Applying 500-700 Kg/ha pre-plant or placed at least 8cm away from seed tubers at planting. Apply/Spread 300-350 Kg/ha at Hilling up/Tuber initiation. Refer to Yara crop program @ www.yara.com.au as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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UNIKA CALCIUM

UNIKA CALCIUM

Potatoes: Spread 200-250 Kg/ha at Tuber Initiation. Refer to Yara crop program @ www.yara.com.au as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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UNIKA KALI

UNIKA KALI

potatoes: Spread 100 Kg/ha during Tuber Bulking. Refer to Yara crop program @ www.yara.com.au as a guide or contact your local Yara sales agronomist for advice.

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