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K-Max Extra


A liquid potassium complex derived from plant carbohydrates (contains 24% potassium)

Role of Potassium in the Plant

  • Essential for enzyme activation
  • Helps regulate sugar levels and flavour
  • Improves drought resistance and stress tolerance
  • Increases resistance to disease
  • Controls stomatal openings and influences transpirational activity

Signs of Potassium Deficiency

  • Tip and marginal leaf scorch
  • Reduction in fruit size and shriveled seed
  • Retarded growth
  • Chlorosis throughout the leaf; premature leaf drop
  • Tendency for lodging – weak stalks (cereals and corn)

Advantages of K-Max Extra

  • Rapid absorption and translocation within the plant
  • Liquid formulation is easy to mix and easy to use
  • Contains no nitrogen, sulphate or chlorides
  • Safe - good crop tolerance
  • May be applied throughout the growing season; ideal for late applications
  • Cost effective
  • Derived from potassium carbonate

Methods of Application

K-Max Extra can be applied as a foliar treatment in a regular spray program or as a corrective spray. It is suitable for ground or aerial spraying.