Reduce Bitter Pit with Tech-Gro Mira-Cal 30% Calcium Spray

The role of Calcium in plant nutrition continues to grow steadily in importance.  A large number of Calcium-related disorders in fruits and vegetables are well recognized.  Calcium has also been shown to reduce bitter-pit in apples, corking in pears and apples, internal browning and hollow-heart in potatoes, tip-burn and spotting in lettuce, blackheart of celery, cavity spots on carrots, pops or blanks in peanuts.  Properly supplied, Calcium prevents or controls these disorders.

Honeycrisp apples treated with TECH-GRO MiraCal showed an increase in peel Calcium concentration, leading to a reduction in bitter-pit at harvest AND after 90 days of CA storage.

90 Day Bitter-Pit Controlled Atmosphere Storage Trial

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Applying enough nutrient to make a difference is key in getting foliar programs to work. Tech-Gro Mira-Cal is safened with Polysorbygen TM and outperforms the competition.
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On harvest day, honey crisp growers sort bitter pit culls.

Reduce Bitter Pit Today!

-NO chlorides, nitrates, sulfates, or phosphates

-Requires no buffering agents or adjuvants for activation

-Excellent wetting and adhesion properties

-Enhanced with POLYSORBYGEN

-Dissolves completely in the spray tank

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Reduction in bitter pit at harvest and during cold storage can increase revenue 75%.

Call your field-man, your PCA, or Nutrient Technologies representative to find out how to improve your apple, pear, cherry or any tree fruit program with Tech-Gro Mira-Cal 30% Calcium.

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