Potassium deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic soils (low pH)
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching)
  • or heavy irrigation
  • Heavy clay (illite) soils
  • Soils with low K reserves
  • Magnesium rich soils

Potassium is important for

  • Promotes bunch yield and bunch size
  • Increases resistance to drought and diseases

Yara recommended fertilizers for Potassium

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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