Apple trial with Agroleaf Liquid Calcium+
- By using Agroleaf Liquid Calcium+ the incidence of bitter pit on the fruit was significantly reduced both before and after harvest
- Agroleaf Liquid Calcium+ performed better than the other calcium product and control
- The incidence of bitter pit was reduced by up to 63% with Agroleaf Liquid Calcium+
Goal of the trial : Evaluation of the efficiency of different calcium formulations in order to reduce the incidence of “bitter-pit” in ‘Golden Delicious’ apple trees
When: Summer applications, 2015
Trial station: Spain
Crop: Apple, Golden Delicious variety
Assessments: % of bitter pit in different stages
Agroleaf Liquid Calcium+, 8-0-0+13.8%CaO is a liquid foliar fertilizer containing Calcium and Nitrogen. The product is fortified with unique technologies to boost Calcium absorption and to prevent Calcium deficiencies in fruit and vegetable crops.
Calcium plays a key role within the plant, it is essential for root development, shelf life and the building of the cell walls within the plant and fruit.
Agroleaf Liquid Calcium+ performs better than conventional fertilizers which, especially in summer, may burn the leaves.
Note: Avoid mixing calcium and copper based products in the same tank!