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Pioneering the Future

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Potassic fertilization of mango trees

Foliar nutrition with Multi-K at application rate of 2%, increased yield by 2.6 MT per hectare

 

 

Crop/cultivar

Mango / Namdokmai

Country / location Thailand / Pakchong , Nakonratchasrima /
Objectives Increase yield
Haifa product tested Multi-K
Application method Foliar nutrition
Tested treatment 16x foliar application @ 2.0% concentration & 1,562 lit./ha
Control treatment results Total yield = 8.06 MT/ha
51.6 kg/tree, 156 trees/ha
Grower’s revenue from yield: 1,052  US$/MT
Best treatment results Total yield = 10.75 MT/ha
68.9 kg/tree. 156 trees/ha
Grower’s revenue from yield: 1,143  US$/MT
Characteristics of best treatment Yield increase 2.63 MT/ha
Cost of treatment (material + application ) : 390  US$/ha
Net benefit of best treatment 2,616  US$/ha
Benefit/Cost ratio 7.7
Conclusions All benefits were obtained from increased yield.
Other cultivars and other regions should be tested too.