Calcium Uptake and Mobility: Effects on Kiwifruit Quality Using an Amino Acid Chelate

Global competition is increasing the pressure on agriculture to produce higher quality, affordable products. The grower who prospers in the future must use his resources productively, manage his risks wisely, and maximize his returns on crop investments. Fertilisers are an important investment each grower makes. In order to maximise the returns on this investment, growers must balance the needs for nitrogen, potassium, calcium and phosphorous with the crops’ requirements for secondary and micro nutrients. Without adequate amounts of each element in balance available at each growth stage, the maximum potential of the crop cannot be achieved.
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