TotusGlo™ Calcium nitrate contains two of the basic nourishment elements that plants must have: Nitrate nitrogen and calcium. Calcium nitrate is the best choice for any kind of plants in all soils and climates for top fertilization. Because of the combined intake of the calcium and the nitrate by the plants, there is no residue in the roots as with some other types of fertilization. The positive effected combination of these two basic nourishment elements does not leave the soil salty. The effect of the nitrogen in nitrate form on the roots is such that the water-soluble calcium is more easily absorbed and thus better provides the plant with its calcium requirements.
Advantages of TotusGlo™ Calcium Nitrate
Nitrogen in Nitrate Form
Nitrogen in nitrate form is plants’ preferred form of nitrogen. It helps plants absorb other nutrients in addition to calcium. Particularly in clay soils, ammonium may trap the nitrogen in the soil, thus rendering it unavailable to the plant. Nitrate, on the other hand, does not absorb the nitrate nitrogen to the soil. It remains in the root area in a form that is easy to absorb and in this way allows the plant to quickly receive its nutrients requirements.
Calcium is one of the Macro plant Nutrient
Calcium is a macro nourishment element that plants consume a lot of. It is the component of cell wall. It is frequently found in soil in a compound form that plants cannot use. It does not transport well in plants. For this reason, it is necessary to do calcium fertilization in addition to other kinds of fertilization. Plants cannot grow without calcium. After nitrogen and potassium, calcium is the next most consumed requirement of plants.
Benefits in terms of Soil
In addition to being nutrition for plants, calcium nitrate has a amelioration effect on the soil. It facilitates the transformation of minerals in clay soil to a form more easily used by plants. In irrigated soils with less calcium or a lot of sodium, the clay layer can become compact. As a result, water and oxygen activity is reduced and the development of the plant is adversely affected. Calcium forces separation of the clay layer and gives soil a more porous appearance.
TotusGlo™ Calcium Nitrate Benefits in Crops
- Increases Crop yield and quality
- Builds up resistance to disease and pests
- Provides resistance during transport
- Extends the storage life of fruits
- Rapid absorption of calcium and nitrate
- Contains no filler or additives
- Doesn’t create alkaline conditions
The presence of calcium carbonate (lime) in the soil does not mean that the plant can get enough calcium. Calcium carbonate does not dissolve well in water. Particularly in drip or spring irrigation applications, calcium nitrate should be used alone and not in combination with sulfurous or phosphorous fertilizers. It should not be used in combination with agricultural chemical. In storage, calcium nitrate should not be kept in wet conditions and should always be stored in closed packages.
For Drip : Average dosage of TotusGlo™ Calcium Nitrate is 25 Kg per acre.
(It may varies depend on the crop stages and requirements)
For Foliar Spray : Average dosage of TotusGlo™ Calcium Nitrate is 1 to 2 Kg per acre.