Nitrogen deficiency made worse by

  • Low or high pH soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching
  • ) Low organic matter
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching) or heavy irrigation
  • Addition or high levels of non-decomposed organic matter/manure (eg straw)
  • Fast growing crops

Nitrogen is important for

  • "Promotes growth and net assimilation rate
  • Increases leaf area and leaf production, which is one factor of high yield
  • Increases fruit bunch and total oil yield
  • "

Yara recommended fertilizers for Nitrogen

YaraMila 10-10-30 +1.5MgO +0.2B

YaraMila 10-10-30 +1.5MgO +0.2B

Oil palm: Mature phase, (4-8 years palm), 7.5kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications, (9 years and above), 9kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications

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YaraMila 13-11-21 +2MgO +0.2B

YaraMila 13-11-21 +2MgO +0.2B

Oil palm: Immature phase, (2nd year), 4.5kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications, (3rd year), 6.0kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications. Mature phase, (4-8 years palm), 7.5kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications, (9 years and above), 9kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications

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YaraMila 16-16-16

YaraMila 16-16-16

Oil palm: Immature phase, (1st year), 3.0kg/palm/year, split into 3 applications

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