Nutrient

Knowledge

Importance of a Balanced Nutrient Plan

With 18 essential nutrients required to grow the crop, it is integral that all nutrients are in the proper balance and form to deliver the yield potential of the crop. With proactive nutrient management, 60% of the crops genetic yield potential can be achieved, making nutrition the single most important input we can control to drive productivity and profitability.

Nutrient - Grant Crop Side

Macronutrients

ATP

N

ATP

K

Intermediaries

ATP

Ca

ATP

S

Micronutrients

ATP

Zn

ATP

Cu

ATP

Fe

ATP

B

ATP

Ni

ATP

Cl

POTASSIUM QUICK FACTS

  • Potassium activates more than 60 enzymes
  • Potassium regulates many essential processes in the plant including enzyme activation, photosynthesis, water use efficiency, starch formation and protein synthesis
  • Potassium is one of the best investments a grower can make in protecting a crop against disease, as it increases plant resistance to both biotic and abiotic stress factors.
  • Form used by plants: K+