Calcium deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Acid peat soils
  • Soils rich in sodium
  • Soils rich in aluminium
  • Drought conditions
  • Fruit high in nitrogen or potassium
  • Large fruit

Calcium is important for

  • Cell division
  • Cell elongation
  • Proper working of cell membranes
  • Permeability of cell membranes

Yara recommended fertilizers for Calcium

YaraLiva CALCINIT

YaraLiva CALCINIT

Tomato (field grown): Apply 200 - 300 kg/ha from first flower visible to first fruit harvested.

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YaraVita CALTRAC

YaraVita CALTRAC

Tomato (field grown): One to four applications of 5 L/ha from flowering on second truss onwards, repeated at 7 day intervals. Water rate: 50-500 L/ha. Note: Caltrac 400 may leave white marks upon the fruit, similar to other suspension concentrate products. It may be necessary to clean the fruit prior to sale.

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YaraVita SENIPHOS

YaraVita SENIPHOS

Tomato (field grown): 2 to 4 applications of 5 L/ha commencing at flowering on second truss onwards. Repeat at 10 to 14 day intervals. Water rate: 200-500 L/ha.

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N-CAL 15+18Ca

N-CAL 15+18Ca

Tomato (field grown): Apply 200 - 300 Lt/ha from first flower visible to first fruit harvested.

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