Copper deficiency made worse by

  • Organic soils
  • Chalky soils
  • Sandy soils
  • Reclaimed heathland
  • High nitrogen applications

Copper is important for

  • Lignin formation, chlorophyll performance and regulation of superoxide radicals
  • Necessary for blue pigment plastocyanin, seen in broccoli florets

Yara recommended fertilizers for Copper

YaraVita COPTREL 500

YaraVita COPTREL 500

Cabbage: 0.5 l/ha applied at the 4 to 6 leaf stage. For moderate to severe deficiency, one or two repeat applications should be made at 10 to 14 day intervals. Water rate: 200 l/ha.

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