In the first 25 to 30 days of cherry fruit development, after full bloom, every cell in the skin of the cherry is formed. If you do not have the correct nutrients in the skin as it is formed, then you can get rain induced fruit cracking. These nutrients are not mobile in the plant, […]
The image to the right shows a 2016 Iowa corn trial of CultivAce 7-21-0 blend. The sample on the left had 2 gallons per acre of 7-21-0, the middle sample used 1 gallon and the sample on the right none. The 7-21-0 was applied as a pop up directly on the seed.
Are you concerned over the high cost of phosphate fertilizers? Soil applied phosphate is only 5% to 10% effective, which makes a pound of phosphate fertilizers really expensive. It is tied up in the soil with iron and aluminum in low pH soils and with calcium in high pH soils. An article in the recent […]
CultivAce Resistor Solves Age Old Problem of Cracking Fruit February 19, 2016 – Dayton, OR – KWS Distributing has developed an exclusive formulation and program to help reduce rain-induced cherry cracking and cracking in other fruit. Based on extensive research and four years of trials with CultivAce brand Resistor, KWS has found that rain-induced cracking […]