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    Long-term partnership with Kemira

    Under the terms of this agreement, Kemira will produce premium SOP fertilizers (both standard and water-soluble grade) at its plant in Helsingborg (Sweden) and Tessenderlo Kerley International will market these products. ​This agreement becomes operational at the beginning of 2021. This step w
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    Excellent results with CaTs

    Increase in yield and much more In multiple trials around this region in New South Wales, CaTs® has shown excellent results in yield and turnout increase, water infiltration and sodium leaching on high soils. Wee Waa is the birthplace of Australia’s modern cotton industry.
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    The role of potassium in plant physiology

    Potassium is present in relatively large quantities in soils, ranging between 0.5 and 2.5%. However, in most cases only a small fraction of it is available to plants. ​Potassium in the soil may be under different chemical forms. As a soluble cation K+, potassium is dissolved in the soil solution at concentrations that commonly rage between 1...
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    Do you want to know all about the use of sulfate of potassium (SOP) in agriculture ?

    Free download the book of Sulfate of Potash​ ​​​​​Sulfate of Potash, more than 100 years​​ of experience​​ This book reflects on more than 100 years of expertise regarding the use of sulfate of potassium (SOP) in agriculture. It features the input of many agronomists and field technicians who worked for SCPA and latterly for Tessenderlo...
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    A customer story about tasteful tomatoes in Belgium

    What makes these premium tomatoes so delicious? Tom Beyers from Den Berk Delice explains what makes his tomatoes special and how SoluPotasse® is an important factor in the taste of this premium tomatoes. ​
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    Sulfate of potash for chloride sensitive crops

    Chloride anions are not absorbed on the soil sorption complex In contrast to potassium in the soil, chloride anions are not absorbed on the soil sorption complex (clay minerals or organic matter). ​In soil, chloride is a very mobile ion and easily washed
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    Жидкое серосодержащее азотное удобрение Thio-Sul®

    Тиосульфат аммония Рады Вам сообщить, что жидкое серосодержащее азотное удобрение Thio-Sul® (Тиосульфат аммония) производства Tessenderlo Kerley International теперь доступно и в Вашем регионе. Thio-Sul® - жидкое минеральное удобрение на основе тиосульфата. Thio-Sul® содержит в себе наибольшие количество доступной серы по сравнению с другими...
  • The importance of balanced fertilization

    Sulfate of potash: a versatile fertilizer for modern agriculture

    Improves sugar content, firmness, vitamins and storage quality Sulfate of potash is proven to improve not only yield but also many important quality parameters such as sugar content, firmness, vitamins and storage quality. Today, many high value cash crops, such as tropical fruits or vegetables, are increasingly produced for overseas export...
  • CaTs® delivers soluble calcium when and where peanuts need it most

    CaTs® delivers soluble calcium when and where peanuts need it most

    The most efficient and fast-acting source of calcium and sulfur available to peanut growers ​CaTs® delivers soluble calcium when and where peanuts need it most. Large seed peanuts require plenty of soluble calcium at pegging for healthy pod and kernel development. Without adequate calcium, the plant can easily develop nutrient deficiencies such...
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    Magnesium in the plant

    Magnesium plays a vital role in plant nutrition and physiology Those roles include ATP formation in the chloroplast, photosynthetic C02 fixation, protein synthesis, chlorophyll formation, phloem loading and enzyme activation just to name a few. ​Chlorophyll molecules contain magnesium at its center, surrounded by 4 nitrogen atoms.
  • Everything you need to know about potatoes

    Everything you need to know about potatoes

    Read the full story and download our potato brochure. A good fertilization program for potatoes must satisfy the nutritional needs of the crop throughout the growing season. ​Latin America, which is where the potato originated, nowadays accounts for just 5% of total global production. A good fertilization program for potatoes must satisfy...
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    New terminal for our liquid fertilizers in Sinaloa, Mexico

    Tessenderlo Kerley Mexico is ready to start operations at the new terminal located in Sinaloa in Northwest Mexico! This region has 866,000 hectares under irrigation, including 783,000 hectares of grains, 63,000 hectares of cash crops, and 20,000 hectares of perennials (mostly orchards).
  • The importance of balanced fertilization

    The importance of balanced fertilization

    The discovery of the possibility to convert inert atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia in 1913 led to a considerable increase in nitrogen fertilizer production. The rapidly growing food demand, which is linked to an exploding global population, explains the development of nitrogen fertilizer consumption in agriculture.
  • The importance of quality for the foliar spraying of SOP

    The importance of quality for the foliar spraying of SOP

    It is very important that growers wishing to apply foliar sprays of SOP use a product that is compatible with the application methods and equipment that is used for foliar spraying. In fertigation systems, regular water-soluble fertigation grade products are dissolved in large tanks with continuous stirring. Once a homogeneous solution has been...
  • everything you need to know about pineapples

    In a world full of apples, why not be a pineapple?

    The liquid fertilizer CaTs® is commonly used as a source of calcium for the pineapple. Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. And it is either consumed as a tasty and juicy fresh fruit or it is processed into slices, compotes and juice. Costa Rica is the biggest trader of fresh pineapples worldwide.
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    Everything you need to know about leaf crops

    The importance of balanced fertilization Nutritional requirements Even though leafy vegetables come from a very wide variety of plants, most actually share similar practices of cultivation. The most important crops in this category are lettuce and spinach. Whilst these vegetables can grow in cool to warm climates, most types of greens...
  • Everything you need to know about bananas

    What you need to know about growing bananas

    A balanced fertilization for bananas The banana is the main tropical fruit exported throughout the world and it is mainly produced in large plantations. A balanced fertilization is a guarantee of a quality and marketable fruit production. Mineral nutrition Bananas prefer deep soils, a good drainage, and a pH from 5.5 to 6.5, although...
  • Everything you need to know about kiwis

    How do you grow healthy kiwis

    Kiwifruit vines grow best on deep, alluvial soils. They prefer loamy and silt-loamy soils rather than loamy sands. These vines require low-salt water as do many other fruit crops. Mineral nutrition Safe levels for irrigation water include chloride less than 70 ppm, bicarbonate less than 200 ppm, sodium less than 50 ppm. Furthermore, the...
  • Everything you need to know about olives

    Everything you need to know about olives

    Potassium is essential in olive production ​Mineral nutrition Olive trees are typical in the Mediterranean area, but they are also cropped in California, Latin America and Australia. Mineral nutrition is the main factor that affects yield in cropping the olive tree, together with water management and planting density. Although cropping...
  • Everything you need to know about melons

    Did you know this about growing melons?

    Mineral nutrition of melons 1:0.7:2 is usually considered as the best ratio for a balanced fertilization. The mineral nutrition as well as water management should be carried out in accordance with the cropping system, soil analysis, and the production target. Melons prefer deep, light and well-drained soils. Outdoor crops require per hectare 80...
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