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Potatoes and root veg

Root and tuber crops are the second most important carbohydrate source after cereals. Potatoes are an economically important stable crop, grown successfully in large scale production systems in many regions globally. Root vegetables include a range of crops including carrots, parsnips and swede. Calcium deficiency is a key problem for root and tuber crops. Through the application of biostimulant products that optimise calcium mobility and distribution, such as Plant Impact's InCaTM and FortalisTM, growers have observed reduced calcium deficiency and improved crop quality, storage and shelf-life.

Benefits of InCa, InCa Plus and Fortalis on potatoes and root veg
  • Improved crop quality, storage and shelf-life.
  • Increased calcium content and reduced calcium disorders.
  • Better skin finish.
  • Increased marketable yields.
  • Compatibility with other AgChem foliar sprays.
yield uplift graph for potatoes when inca is applied

Increased calcium content in carrots

A trial was conducted in Scotland with cv. Nairobi. InCa was applied four times at 1 L/ha and compared to a control which was treated identically apart from not receiving the InCa applications. InCa increased the calcium content of the carrots by 9.6% compared to the control. More data can be found in the data sheet.
Recommended products to be applied to potatoes and root veg
green lettuce leaves

eNTiton

eNTiton optimises nitrogen delivery to plants to encourage better establishment, rooting and growth.

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Fortalis

Fortalis is a foliar spray containing calcium, zinc and our calcium mobility technology.

Rows of red and green lettuce

InCa

InCa is a foliar spray that contains calcium, zinc and our calcium mobility technology.

potatoes in the soil

InCa Plus

InCa Plus is a foliar spray that contains calcium, magnesium and our calcium mobility technology.

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MoBility

MoBility is a high concentration liquid boron formulation designed for foliar application to prevent and treat boron deficiency.

raspberries garden

Movax

Movax combines a Plant Impact abiotic stress resistance technology within a nutrient package

Literature downloads

eNTiton horticultural data sheet

Fortalis potato and root veg data sheet

InCa potato and root veg data sheet

InCa Plus potato and root veg data sheet

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