TROPICOTE鈩? Calcium Nitrate
Field Grade Calcium Nitrate
Bulk Density (loose) 68 lb/ft3 (1.1 kg/dm3) +- 5%
Total N 15.5%
Nitrate N 14.5% Granulometry (ISO) 90 % 2-4 mm
Ammoniacal N 1.0% Color White
Calcium (Ca) 19.0% Crushing Strength 4.5-5 kg (9.9-11 lb)
Derived from: Ammonium Calcium Nitrate Double Salt
Benefits of Calcium
Better shelf life and higher marketable crop yield, due to improved cell wall strength.
Cell wall strength also improves desease resistance.
Calcium is a key nutrient for root development.
Enhances root development.
Directly available for plant uptake, resulting in fast and predictable growth
Non-volatile nor adsorbed to soil particles, leaving it readily available to plants. YaraLiva鈩ropicote鈩? is a free flowing
The preferred nitrogen source for most horticultural and high value agricultural crops. material with 90% of particles
Improves plant uptake of the cations potassium, calcium and magnesium. between 2-4 mm.
Its hygroscopic nature means that it
Blossom end rot in tomatoes, tip burn in lettuce, internal rust spot in potatoes are
readily dissolves and is immediately
some of the most commonly seen symptoms of calcium deficiency.
available for crop uptake.
Calcium uptake takes place passively through the transpiration stream, and it is
essential that a fully water soluble supply of calcium is available in the rootzone
YaraLiva鈩ropicote鈩s not an oxidizer.
when plants need it most.
49 CFR 172.102 special provision 34
specifically removes hydrated
Ammonium Calcium Nitrate Double Salt
from the DOT hazardous materials list
49 CFR 172.101.
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