An RLF nutritional fertiliser program was implemented and the Sales Manager in Guangdong Province paid a visit to the pomelo plantation to check on results.
Outlining the Fertiliser Program
|Test Dates||March – May 2017|
|Test Location||Luogang Village, Taoyao Town, Meixian District, Meizhou City, Guangdong Province|
|Test Purpose||This study was designed to correct the deficiency symptoms presenting in the spring shoots with a view to reversing those effects back to normal. Further; to lay a solid foundation for cultivating strong autumn shoots, thereby reducing the risk of fruiting branches being affected by stunted spring shoots, balancing the nutrient need between spring shoots and the young fruit, and improving fruit setting rate and promoting fruit expansion.|
|Test Farmer||Zhang Liqin|
|Test Area||4 Mu (0.27 hectare), with an average of 70 trees. The pomelo plantation is 17 years old.|
Showcasing the Story of the Leaves in Photos
About Pomelo and the Region in which it Grows
The Meizhou City in Guangdong Province is famous for its rich pomelo traditions and is known as the town of China pomelo. Its cultivation history goes back 100 years.
Pomelo production has a great impact on the local rural economy and the income of the traditional farmers.
It’s an important role in the economic development of the Meizhou mountain area. At present, pomelo is a pillar industry of the
The planting area of ‘golden pomelo’ in this region reaches 200,000 Mu (13,333 hectares), with a total output of about 170,000 tonnes (170,000,000 kg). When other varieties of pomelos are added the total planting area in Meizhou is approximately doubled to 400,000 Mu (26,667 hectares).
Meizhou is located in the northeast of Guangdong Province. It belongs to the subtropical monsoon climate zone, and is a transition zone of south subtropical and mid subtropical climates.
The mild climate, abundant sunshine and rainfall, and fertile soil are suitable for the growth and development of this very