Nutrition

A good start to the season is critical

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Plants must take off quickly at the start of the season or they will remain behind the whole season.

Leaf absorption of mineral nutrients (part 2)

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Leaves are the major site of food production for the plant. Structures within a leaf convert the energy in sunlight into chemical energy that the plant can use as food.

Winter: time to leach salts from soil

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During the growing season, various salts accumulate in the soil around tree roots.

Maximise next year’s production now

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Huge amounts of macro and micronutrients are removed from the system when crops are harvested.

Leaf absorption of mineral nutrients

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Leaves are the major site of food production for the plant.

Analysing crop performance

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The harvest has finished for another year, the focus now the shifts on to the 2017-18 harvest, along with analysing this year’s crop performance.

Postharvest foliar application of micronutrients (part 2)

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Nutrients can be absorbed by plants either through roots or leaves. For nutrients such as nitrogen and potassium, foliar application alone can not be sufficient without soil application.

Apply nutrients to bark and woody tissue

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We all know that the application of nutrients to leaves and soil is a valid way to get food to a tree.

Growers embracing Enhanced Efficiency Fertilisers

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Between 2012 and 2015 Australian growers used more than 1263 kt of nitrogen, 389 kt of phosphorus and 180 kt of potassium from fertilisers.

Postharvest foliar application of micronutrients

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Nutrients can be absorbed by plants either through roots or leaves.

Stoller national strategy meeting

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Early in March, the Stoller Australia team met in Adelaide for a series of meetings.

A good post-harvest strategy

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Huge amounts of macronutrients and trace elements are removed from the system when trees are harvested.

Post-harvest nutrition strategy

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Huge amounts of both macronutrients and trace elements are removed from the system when trees are harvested.

Post harvest nutrition for next year’s harvest

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Post harvest nutrition is not the end of harvest, but the first husbandry for next year’s harvest.

Is there a need for Enhanced Efficiency Fertilisers?

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There’s been considerable discussion in recent years about yields across the world plateauing, regardless of how much fertiliser is applied.

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