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Pioneering the Future

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Fertilization of quinces in Spain

With Haifa's fertilization program and fertilizers, the expected yield can get up to 45 t/ha

 

Soil type: light to medium, good drainage, pH 6.5 - 8.
Annual irrigation rate: ~6,000 m3/ha.
Plant population: 400-600 plants/ha.
Expected yield: 45 t/ha.

 

 

 

Fertigation: Recommended rates of nutrients and fertilizers

Month

Crop requirements (kg/ha)

Recommended fertilizers (kg/ha)

N

P2O5

K2O

MgO

Multi-K

MAP

AN

Magnisal

March

15

10

20

0

44

16

22

0

April

20

15

30

5

65

25

14

32

May

32

20

40

5

87

33

0

32

June

35

10

40

10

87

16

45

63

July

20

5

35

10

76

8

7

63

August

6

0

5

8

11

0

0

51

September

6

5

5

5

11

8

0

32

October

10

5

10

0

22

8

18

0

Total annual

140

70

185

45

403

114

106

273

 

 

Multi-K – Potassium nitrate (13-0-46).
MAP – mono-ammonium phosphate (0-61-0).
Amm. Nit – Ammonium Nitrate (34-0-0).
Magnisal – Magnesium nitrate (10.8-0-0-15.8).

 

Foliar feeding

Fall is an excellent season to prepare the tree to next season requirements in N, K and Fe. As long as foliage is green and active it will readily absorb these nutrients applied by foliar sprays.