Phosphorus deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic or very alkaline (calcareaus) soils
  • Low organic matter
  • Cold or wet conditions
  • Crops with a poorly developed root system
  • Soils with low P reserves
  • Soils with a high phosphate capacity
  • Iron rich soils

Phosphorus is important for

  • Better crop establishment
  • Good plant development early in the season
  • More even maturity reducing grain losses at harvest
  • Improves yield
  • Brings forward harvest date

Yara recommended fertilizers for Phosphorus

YaraVita TRACEL BZ

YaraVita TRACEL BZ

Maize: 1 to 2 kg/ha. Repeat up to 3 times at 10 to 14 day intervals as necessary. Avoid applications during flowering. Also, apply as necessary to perennial fruit crops post-harvest. Water rate: 200 l/ha minimum.

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