How to increase onion yield

How to increase onion yield

Onions and garlic have a relatively low nutrient uptake efficiency, due to their shallow root system characterised by thick roots with very few and short hairs. To achieve optimum yields it is important to apply nutrients as close as possible to the rooting zone in frequently and readily available forms.

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Does your onion and garlic have a nutrient deficiency?

Identify and diagnose nutrient deficiencies in your onions and learn how to control or correct the deficiency. Start by selecting a nutrient below.

Onion crop nutrition programmes
Onion crop nutrition programmes

Onion crop nutrition programmes

Yara's solid fertiliser and foliar programmes for onion are based around YaraLiva calcium nitrate fertilisers, YaraMila solid NPKS fertilisers and the YaraVita foliar micronutrients.

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Make better informed nutrient decisions

Our collection of tools help you make better nutrient decisions to choose the right fertiliser and apply the right amount of nutrients at the right time and in the right place so that the crop yield and quality are maximised whilst still keeping costs in check, avoiding over-fertilisation and protecting the environment.