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potato

Benefits of Kelpak on Potatoes

Field trials conducted in South Africa and Europe clearly show the many benefits of applying Kelpak Liquid Seaweed Extract to potatoes, including:

  • Increases vigour of root and shoot growth
  • Improves nutrient uptake
  • Increases resistance to nematode infestation
  • Increased stress tolerance during drought
  • Increased tolerance to waterlogged conditions
  • Increases tuber number and size
  • Increases total marketable yield
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Recommended application rates

Treat seed potatoes with a 0.5% Kelpak solution before planting.

or

Spray seed potatoes in plant furrow with planter at a rate of 1L/ha.

Follow up with a Kelpak foliar spray at
3L/ha 21 to 28 days after germination and repeat the foliar application 10 to 14 days later at a rate of 2L/ha.

Avoid application after tuber initiation

Global trials on potatoes show significant quality & marketable yield increases