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FeMax

A liquid iron super-complex derived from plant carbohydrates (contains 4% iron)

Role of Iron in the Plant:

  • Required for formation of chlorophyll
  • Activator for respiration, photosynthesis and symbiotic nitrogen fixation
  • Vital part of oxygen carrying systems
  • Tied up in high pH soils

Signs of Iron Deficiency

  • Interveinal chlorosis of young foliage (veins remain green), but in severe cases, the leaf is white (void of chlorophyll)
  • Twig dieback
  • Stunted growth
  • Deficiency first appears in young growth
  • Deficiency is most common in alkaline soils and in soils high in phosphorus and calcium

Advantages of FeMax

  • Liquid formulation is easy to mix and easy to use
  • Rapid penetration and good absorption
  • Contains no nitrogen, sulphates or chlorides
  • Compatible with a wide range of pesticides
  • Safe - good crop tolerance
  • No harmful residues
  • Cost effective

Methods of Application

FeMax 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.