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Tree & Bush

Benefits

Gantec’s Biodapt® technology improves conditions for optimal growth and quality in fruit and bush crops. The highly available and effective products help maximize positive outcomes in a variety of settings and challenges. 

 

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

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

  • Corresponding reduction in nutrient deficiencies and related disorders

  • Enhanced conditions to maximize both yield and quality

  • Elevated performance in stressful temperature and moisture condition

 

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

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

 

Apples

Recommended Product

Nutriforge™ Calcium Max / GantecPro 1-0-0

Use Rate

1 - 2 quarts

# of Applications

5 - 8

Frequency & Timing

For best results, apply foliar Nutriforge Calcium Max

at 1-2 quarts per acre, starting with pre and post bud applications, then every 2-4 weeks until just before harvest. Where calcium is not deficient, substitute GantecPro 1-0-0 at 1-2 pints per acre.

Results

Up to 95% reductions in bitter pit incidence vs standard calcium treatments, and typically under 5% total bitter pit loss in treated stands 

           

 Improved calcium and boron uptake documented in both leaf and sap testings

multiple trials in the midwest

and the pacific northwest 

 

Blueberries

Recommended Product

GantecPro 1-0-0 / Nutriforge™ Calcium Max

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

4 - 6

Frequency & Timing

For best results, apply foliar GantecPro 1-0-0 at 1-2 pints per acre, starting at green tip and then every 2-4 weeks through 50% ripe fruit. For Florida applications, make 1-2 sprays in fall before dormancy and 2-4 sprays starting in mid to late January. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Calcium Max at same rates.

Results

14% increase in brix & 

15% increase in calcium uptake

five foliar sprays

- Michigan Blueberry Growers Association trial - 

           

 36% increase in late season marketable fruit 

- Michigan State University Trial -

 

Citrus

Recommended Product

GantecPro™ 1-0-0

Use Rate

1 quart

# of Applications

4 - 6

Frequency & Timing

For best results, apply foliar GantecPro 1-0-0 at 1 quart per acre 4-6 times throughout the growing season, spaced at least 4 weeks apart. 

Results

29% increase in

Valencia orange yield 

foliar applications over two years

- Independent trial - 

           

 20% increase in Minneola yield 

foliar applications

 

Grapes

Recommended Product

GantecPro 1-0-0 / Nutriforge™ Calcium Max

Use Rate

1 - 2 pints

# of Applications

5 - 8

Frequency & Timing

For best results, apply foliar GantecPro 1-0-0 at 1-2 pints per acre, starting at pre-bloom and continuing every 1-3 weeks until the start of harvest. For calcium deficient situations, substitute Nutriforge Calcium Max at same rates.

Results

20% increase in yield following

heavy frost winters in Michigan 

           

Significant increases in uptake

of calcium and boron

with foliar applications of Nutriforge Calcium Max