Nutrition

Take early action against heat stress

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Heat stress caused by warm weather can affect tree crops by slowing growth and reducing yield.

Improve plant health & yield potential

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Stoller Australia’s products have a proven track record in delivering nutrients to your plants to ensure that your crop gets exactly what it needs when it’s needed.

'Start-Grow-Finish' concept from Stoller

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Stoller Australia conducted a timely series of seminars on plant nutrition and plant physiology.Below is what Rob Jarek from Stoller Enterprises USA had to say about growing a balanced plant with a healthy root system.

Improve flowering and pollination

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There are many nutrients needed for flowering and pollination. Within this article we will focus on the three most important nutrients for fruit trees at the beginning of flowering: zinc, boron and calcium.

Look beyond NPK for solutions

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When it comes to fertiliser nutrients, everyone talks about the big three: NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium).It’s true that these elements are needed in the biggest quantities for crop growth. We can calculate the requirements by looking at crop removal, soil/tissue tests, and growth stages; and there is no doubt…

Focus on roots for best results

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Root growth in the spring is all important, especially for newly–planted orchards where the roots set the scene for tree establishment. The earlier the roots start to grow, the greater the root mass will become.

Preparing trees for dormancy (part 2)

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Once the tree has settled after harvest, there is a good opportunity to provide food, especially if the tree is in storage mode. The tree stores reserves in the roots and woody tissue and these reserves are critical to healthy growth in the spring.

Preparing trees for dormancy

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Each season our trees work hard to convert sunlight into carbohydrates in the leaves and then at the relevant time to send this 'food' into the developing fruit to give us our crop.

Cherry nutrition research

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Writing about cherry nutrition this month was prompted by a project undertaken in Tasmania: Optimizing nutrient management in cherries*.

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