Micro5Product Reference Sheet MSDS
Soluble Potash (K20)
Product Properties Weight 1.26 kg/L Specific gravity 1.25 - 1.27 kg/L pH 8.0 - 9.0 Appearance slight amber liquid Odor slight ammonia odor
ALPINE MicroBolt Mg micronutrients are intended for use in a complete crop nutritional program where a soil and/or plant tissue analysis has indicated a magnesium deficiency. ALPINE MicroBolt Mg micronutrients may be applied with ALPINE liquid fertilizers, other liquid fertilizers, fertilizer suspensions, nitrogen solutions, or water.
Application Rate: Use 1/2 to 1 Litre/ac either in furrow or as a foliar spray.
Optimum rate of application will vary between fields, depending on soil pH and organic matter content. Product should be used on the basis of soil and/or tissue analysis.
Maximum of 2L/ac of any combination of micronutrients when mixed with a seed placed starter fertilizer.
Role of Magnesium
- Is the central element of the chlorophyll molecule
- Involved with sugar synthesis and starch translocation
- Carries phosphorus in the plant
- Forms part of many enzymes
Magnesium Soil Availability
- Low soil tempatures and low pH reduce availability
Magnesium in the Leaf
Sufficiency tissue test ranges in ppm
- Canola: 0.40 - 0.50
- Small grains: 0.20 - 0.40
- Peas: 0.35 - 0.80
- Corn @ tasseling: 0.20 - 0.50
- Soybeans: 0.25 - 0.60
For more specific guidelines, consult with your authorized ALPINE Dealer or ALPINE District Sales Manager for fertility recommendations.
applicationMethod Micronutrient micronutrients.magnesium YES