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Through the use of liquid fertilisers in overhead irrigation
A recent Technical Bulletin written by RLF’s Head of Technical Dr Hooshang Nassery provided a comprehensive understanding as to why the application of liquid fertiliser is beneficial for plants. It also described how the use of overhead irrigation systems renders an ideal opportunity to keep pace with the high level nutrient needs of
Fertiliser application to soil is generally achieved by spreading or banding granular fertilisers. Plant nutrient demand is also assisted with foliar fertilisers applied by boom spray or aerial spray. As many growers already use overhead irrigation systems – such as Centre Pivot Irrigation – injecting nutrients in overhead irrigation adds another option for keeping up with high plant nutrient demand under irrigation.