Phosphorus deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic or very alkaline (calcareaus) soils
  • Low organic matter
  • Cold or wet conditions
  • Crops with a poorly developed root system
  • Soils with low P reserves
  • Soils with a high phosphate capacity
  • Iron rich soils

Phosphorus is important for

  • Energy transfer
  • Nucleic acid formation
  • Protein synthesis
  • Cell membrane component
  • Carbohydrate metabolism

Yara recommended fertilizers for Phosphorus

YaraTera KRISTA MKP

YaraTera KRISTA MKP

Tomato (field grown): Apply 25 - 50 kg/ha through the fertigation system.

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YaraVita KOMBIPHOS

YaraVita KOMBIPHOS

Tomato (field grown): 5 l/ha at the 4 to 6 leaf stage. Also, 5 l/ha at 10 to 14 day intervals during fruit development. Water rate: 50 l/ha minimum.

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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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YaraMila COMPLEX

YaraMila COMPLEX

Tomato (field grown): Apply 250 to 300 Kg/ha pre -plant

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