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Produce

Benefits

Gantec’s Biodapt® technology can maximize the conditions for optimal growth, yield, and quality in produce crops. Gantec’s products are uniquely formulated to powerful results.

 

  • Cost-effective and easy to apply with existing chemicals and fertilizers

  • Improved conditions for transplant success and early season growth

  • Increased nutrient uptake, particularly of key nutrients such as calcium, boron, and manganese

  • Enhanced conditions to maximize both yield and quality

  • Elevated performance in stressful temperature and moisture conditions

 

Please note, application information below is intended as a general guide only.

For more detailed application information contact your Gantec fertilizer representative or agronomist.

Cucurbits

Cucumbers • Squash • Melons • Pumpkins

Recommended Product

GantecPro™ 1-0-0 / Nutriforge Pro Calcium

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

3 - 8

Timing & Frequency

For best results, apply 1 pint per acre of

GantecPro 1-0-0 at planting or transplant,

and then apply as foliar at 1-2 pints per acre

every 1-3 weeks. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Pro Calcium at the same rates. 

Results

10-12% increase in squash yield

from six foliar applications

15% increase in cucumber yield

from five foliar applications

 
Huge Cabbage Heads at Dusseau Farms 7-9-
Ric Holding Huge Cabbage Heads

Leafy Greens

Cabbage • Lettuce • Kale

Recommended Product

GantecPro™ 1-0-0 / Nutriforge Pro Calcium

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

2 - 5

Timing & Frequency

For best results, apply 1 pint per acre of

GantecPro 1-0-0 at planting or transplant,

and then apply as foliar at 1-2 pints per acre

every 1-3 weeks. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Pro Calcium

at the same rates.

 

Peppers

Recommended Product

GantecPro™ 1-0-0 / Nutriforge Pro Calcium

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

For fresh market: 4 - 9

For processing produce: 3 - 5

Timing & Frequency

For best results, apply 1 pint per acre of

GantecPro 1-0-0 at planting or transplant, and then apply as foliar at 1-2 pints per acre every 1-2 weeks for fresh market, or 2-3 weeks for processing. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Pro Calcium at the same rates. 

Results

 16% increase & 7:1 ROI

in fresh market banana pepper yield 

- The Ohio State University Trial -

 

Pickles

Recommended Product

GantecPro™ 1-0-0 / Nutriforge Pro Calcium

Use Rate

8 fl oz. - 1 quart

# of Applications

1 - 3

Timing & Frequency

For best results, apply 1 pint per acre of

GantecPro 1-0-0 at 8 fl oz in-furrow at planting,

then 8-16 fl oz foliar within one to two weeks of emergence, and again one to two weeks after the first spray

For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Pro Calcium for foliar applications at 1 quart per acre.

Results

 12% increase in value per lb in pickling cucumbers from increased percentage of #3

sized pickles and reduced percentage of culls  

two foliar applications

 
 

Tomatoes

Recommended Product

GantecPro 1-0-0 / Nutriforge™ Pro Calcium

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

For fresh market: 4 - 9

For processing produce: 3 - 5

Timing & Frequency

For best results, apply 1 pint per acre of

GantecPro 1-0-0 at planting or transplant, and then apply as foliar at 1-2 pints per acre every 1-2 weeks for fresh market, or 2-3 weeks for processing. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Pro Calcium at the same rates. 

Results

17% yield increase in

fresh market cherry tomatoes

- Saginaw Valley State University trial -   

 6% increase & 3:1 ROI

on processing tomatoes yield

- The Ohio State University Trial -

Strawberries

Recommended Product

GantecPro™ 1-0-0 / Nutriforge Pro Calcium

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

3 - 8

Timing & Frequency

For best results, apply 1 pint per acre of

GantecPro 1-0-0 at planting or greenup,

and then apply as foliar at 1-2 pints per acre

every 1-2 weeks. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Pro Calcium at the same rates.

Results

40% increase in late-season marketable fruit  

- Michigan State University trial -