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CalciMax Lite

A liquid calcium fertilizer for use in organic production (contains 8.1% calcium)

Role of Calcium in the Plant:

  • Important to the structure and permeability of cell membranes
  • Helps prevent cell injury and necrosis
  • Is a determining factor in fruit quality
  • Delays ripening of fruit; extends storage life suppressing ethylene production
  • Reduces storage rot

Signs of Calcium Deficiency:

  • Irregular leaf margins
  • Spotted or chlorotic areas on leaves
  • Distortion or reduced size of youngest leaves
  • Failure of terminal growth and root tip development
  • Visible in storage tissues of fruits and vegetables; causes cells to collapse
  • Internal disorders, internal browning

Advantages of CalciMax Lite

  • Rapid penetrating action with good absorption of calcium by the plant
  • Liquid formulation is easy to mix and easy to use
  • Contains no nitrogen, sulphate or chlorides
  • Suitable for use in organic production
  • Compatible with most pesticides
  • Safe - good crop tolerance even at bud break on fruit trees
  • Cost effective

Methods of Application

CalciMax Lite 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.