Calcium deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Acid peat soils
  • Soils rich in sodium
  • Soils rich in aluminium
  • Drought conditions
  • Fruit high in nitrogen or potassium
  • Large fruit

Calcium is important for

  • Good root development
  • Key role for crop quality
  • Tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress
  • Improved storage quality and shelf life

Yara recommended fertilizers for Calcium



Broccoli: 2 to 3 applications of 5 l/ha from stem extension/head development to harvest. Allow 10 to 14 days between applications. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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