ALPINALPI-004Product Reference Sheet SDS
Molybdenum (Mo) 3.305
Product Properties Appearance white powder or flakes Odor N/A
ALPINE MicroBolt MoTM micronutrients are intended for use in a complete crop nutritional program where a soil and/or plant tissue analysis has indicated a molybdenum deficiency. ALPINE MicroBolt Mo micronutrients may be applied with ALPINE liquid fertilizers, other liquid fertilizers, fertilizer suspensions, nitrogen solutions, or water.
The addition of ALPINE MiroBolt Mo has been shown to aid in nodule growth and better N fixation in Alfalfa and field peas.
Application Rate: Use 0.5-0.7 oz/ac seed placed in furrow and or 0.35-0.5 oz/ac as a foliar spray with herbicide and 0.35-0.5 oz/ac with fungicide application. Total application not to exceed 1.7oz/ac/year.
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 2 qt/ac of any combination of micronutrients when mixed with a seed placed starter fertilizer. ** Excess applicaiton of Molybdenum is toxic to crop and to animals eating the crop.
Role of Molybdenum
- Transforms nitrogen into amino acids
- Allows legumes to symbiotically fix atmospheric Nitrogen
- Catalyst in oxidation-reduction process
Molybdenum Soil Availability
- 0.11 - 0.20 in soil is medium amount
- Availability increases with pH increases
Molybdenum in the Leaf
Sufficiency tissue test ranges in ppm
- Corn: 0.1 - 2.0
- Small grains: 0.03 - 5.0
- Soybeans: 1.0 - 5.0
- Yellowing on older leaves to light green on rest of plant
- Appears as nitrogen deficiency in legumes
For more specific guidelines, consult with your authorized ALPINE Dealer or ALPINE District Sales Manager for fertility recommendations.