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Efficiency of Polyhalite as a Fertilizer for Banana in Brazil

Efficiency of Polyhalite as a Fertilizer for Banana in Brazil

By da Silva, R.A., F. Vale, and D.R. Sério
Language:
English
Year:
2018 (August)
Category:
Posters

Banana cultivation covers a large area in Brazil and is the most consumed fruit the country, generating US$4.5 billion in income for farmers in 2016.

This poster, presented at the World Congress of Soil Science 2018, summarizes the results of an experiment to evaluate the results of substituting potash (KCl) fertilizer as a source of potassium (K), with a natural fertilizer obtained from the processing of the mineral polyhalite, which contains 14% K2O, 12% Ca, 3.6% Mg, 19.2% sulfur (S), and reduced chlorine (Cl) and sodium (Na) contents compared to KCl.

 

 

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