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    New terminal for our liquid fertilizers in Sinaloa, Mexico

    Tessenderlo Kerley Mexico is ready to start operations at the new terminal located in Sinaloa in Northwest Mexico! This region has 866,000 hectares under irrigation, including 783,000 hectares of grains, 63,000 hectares of cash crops, and 20,000 hectares of perennials (mostly orchards).
  • The importance of balanced fertilization

    The importance of balanced fertilization

    The discovery of the possibility to convert inert atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia in 1913 led to a considerable increase in nitrogen fertilizer production. The rapidly growing food demand, which is linked to an exploding global population, explains the development of nitrogen fertilizer consumption in agriculture.
  • The importance of quality for the foliar spraying of SOP

    The importance of quality for the foliar spraying of SOP

    It is very important that growers wishing to apply foliar sprays of SOP use a product that is compatible with the application methods and equipment that is used for foliar spraying. In fertigation systems, regular water-soluble fertigation grade products are dissolved in large tanks with continuous stirring. Once a homogeneous solution has been...
  • everything you need to know about pineapples

    In a world full of apples, why not be a pineapple?

    The liquid fertilizer CaTs® is commonly used as a source of calcium for the pineapple. Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. And it is either consumed as a tasty and juicy fresh fruit or it is processed into slices, compotes and juice. Costa Rica is the biggest trader of fresh pineapples worldwide.
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    Everything you need to know about leaf crops

    The importance of balanced fertilization Nutritional requirements Even though leafy vegetables come from a very wide variety of plants, most actually share similar practices of cultivation. The most important crops in this category are lettuce and spinach. Whilst these vegetables can grow in cool to warm climates, most types of greens...
  • Everything you need to know about bananas

    What you need to know about growing bananas

    A balanced fertilization for bananas The banana is the main tropical fruit exported throughout the world and it is mainly produced in large plantations. A balanced fertilization is a guarantee of a quality and marketable fruit production. Mineral nutrition Bananas prefer deep soils, a good drainage, and a pH from 5.5 to 6.5, although...
  • Everything you need to know about kiwis

    How do you grow healthy kiwis

    Kiwifruit vines grow best on deep, alluvial soils. They prefer loamy and silt-loamy soils rather than loamy sands. These vines require low-salt water as do many other fruit crops. Mineral nutrition Safe levels for irrigation water include chloride less than 70 ppm, bicarbonate less than 200 ppm, sodium less than 50 ppm. Furthermore, the...
  • Everything you need to know about olives

    Everything you need to know about olives

    Potassium is essential in olive production ​Mineral nutrition Olive trees are typical in the Mediterranean area, but they are also cropped in California, Latin America and Australia. Mineral nutrition is the main factor that affects yield in cropping the olive tree, together with water management and planting density. Although cropping...
  • Everything you need to know about melons

    Did you know this about growing melons?

    Mineral nutrition of melons 1:0.7:2 is usually considered as the best ratio for a balanced fertilization. The mineral nutrition as well as water management should be carried out in accordance with the cropping system, soil analysis, and the production target. Melons prefer deep, light and well-drained soils. Outdoor crops require per hectare 80...