Benefits of Kelpak on Bananas
Kelpak trials on bananas in South Africa, South America and the Philippines show significant increases in bunch mass:
- Increases root number and mass
- Improves early growth and establishment
- Increases trunk diameter
- Increases fruit bunch mass
- Increases crop cycles
- Improves yields
Recommended application rates
Drench – New plantings : Use a 1-2 % Kelpak solution (100-200 ml per plant).
Soil drench : 4 L/ha: Drench bearing trees
14 days after nematicide applications.
Foliar spray : 2-4 L/ha: Apply first application at pre-flowering (5 to 6 months before harvest) in a total volume of 300 L/ha and repeat 3 times at monthly intervals.