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Crop Seminar Agenda      09-Jan-2012                           Presented by :                           Mr. Purvish Diwanj...
Why, using           ‘Chelated MicroNutrients’ will bring you that Record Breaking Yield ?                 www.satyajitche...
What are Plant Nutrients ?          www.satyajitchemicals.com   2
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What is the role of a Nutrient         in plants ?           www.satyajitchemicals.com   4
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How to know when a plant needs          Nutrients?           www.satyajitchemicals.com   7
•   Soil Analysis•   Tissue Analysis•   Reduced vegetative growth – dwarf plants•   Leaves become Yellow or get curled•   ...
What is happening to the      Indian soil ?        www.satyajitchemicals.com   9
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India’s food productivity has been         ever increasing so      where is the problem ?            www.satyajitchemicals...
Indias food productivity up 8% to 1921 kg/ha BUTratio of Food Productivity to Nutrient Consumptiondown from 14.06% to 8.59...
Why MicroNutrients ?      www.satyajitchemicals.com   16
Emerging Deficiencies                                                               Si                                    ...
MicronutrientsFood/Crops                          Boron   Copper       Iron       Manganese   Molybdenum        Zinc   Ban...
Why Chelated MicroNutrients  and What is Chelation ?          www.satyajitchemicals.com   19
When Zinc is applied in soil, the following reaction may occur                 2+                   3-                    ...
Chelated                                                            MicroNutrients                                        ...
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Avoids  Avoids              Avoids                interference blocking          precipitation             with P ( inmeta...
Sulphates                          Chelates       www.satyajitchemicals.com              24
Soil application                       Foliar applicationto avoid blocking metal to               Chelates promote transpo...
Nutrient            very mobile        • Nitrate Nitrogen                                       • Sulfate Sulfur         B...
How can I increase my Yield and    get a Quality Output ?           www.satyajitchemicals.com   27
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What should I do ?     www.satyajitchemicals.com   30
•   Set realistic yield goals•   Use a 3 to 5 year improvement program•   Aim for annual increases of 10 to 20%•   Improve...
www.satyajitchemicals.com   32
Using MicroNutrients below Optimumlevel, WILL :• Reduce yields per unit area• Mine away soil nutrients• Reduce crop resist...
Some Management Practices that cost              Little or Nothing extra•   Timeliness                               •    ...
Higher crop yields will require to focus on                    a    balanced nutrient management                 www.satya...
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  1. 1. Crop Seminar Agenda 09-Jan-2012 Presented by : Mr. Purvish Diwanji Managing Director Satyajit Chemicals Pvt Ltd www.Satyajit.co 0
  2. 2. Why, using ‘Chelated MicroNutrients’ will bring you that Record Breaking Yield ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 1
  3. 3. What are Plant Nutrients ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 2
  4. 4. www.satyajitchemicals.com 3
  5. 5. What is the role of a Nutrient in plants ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 4
  6. 6. www.satyajitchemicals.com 5
  7. 7. www.satyajitchemicals.com 6
  8. 8. How to know when a plant needs Nutrients? www.satyajitchemicals.com 7
  9. 9. • Soil Analysis• Tissue Analysis• Reduced vegetative growth – dwarf plants• Leaves become Yellow or get curled• Increased Pest Attack• Yield drop Y-o-Y basis• Plant mortality rate is high after transplanting• Absence of earth-worms in soil www.satyajitchemicals.com 8
  10. 10. What is happening to the Indian soil ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 9
  11. 11. www.satyajitchemicals.com 10
  12. 12. www.satyajitchemicals.com 11
  13. 13. www.satyajitchemicals.com 12
  14. 14. www.satyajitchemicals.com 13
  15. 15. India’s food productivity has been ever increasing so where is the problem ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 14
  16. 16. Indias food productivity up 8% to 1921 kg/ha BUTratio of Food Productivity to Nutrient Consumptiondown from 14.06% to 8.59% www.satyajitchemicals.com 15
  17. 17. Why MicroNutrients ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 16
  18. 18. Emerging Deficiencies Si Ni Cu Cu Mo Mo Mo B B B B Mn Mn Mn Mn Mn S S S S S S K K K K K K K Zn Zn Zn Zn Zn Zn Zn Zn P P P P P P P P Fe Fe Fe Fe Fe Fe Fe Fe Fe N N N N N N N N N N 1950 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 2000 2020 www.satyajitchemicals.com 17
  19. 19. MicronutrientsFood/Crops Boron Copper Iron Manganese Molybdenum Zinc Bananas M - - - - - Barley - H M M - M Chick peas - - - - M - Coconuts M - - - - Field beans - - H H M H Groundnuts H - H - M M Maize M M - - M H Oats - H - H M - Pigeon peas - - - - M - Potato M - - H - M Rice - - M M - H Sorghum - M H H - H Soya Bean - - H H H H Sugar beet H M - H M Wheat - H M H M MH – High Susceptibility M – Medium Susceptibility www.satyajitchemicals.com 18
  20. 20. Why Chelated MicroNutrients and What is Chelation ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 19
  21. 21. When Zinc is applied in soil, the following reaction may occur 2+ 3- -1 Zn + P2O5 = Zn3(P2O5)2 Zinc cation Phosphate Zinc Phosphate Precipitate (unavailable to plant) Diagram below shows the ability of all chelates to resist chemical tie-up in the soil or fertilizer spray tank -- - + +- - Zn + - - + - - Zn Zn P2O5- - + - - + - -Chelating Zinc Chelated Zinc Chelate and Phosphate Agent cation Zinc do not tie up www.satyajitchemicals.com 20
  22. 22. Chelated MicroNutrients NPK Pesticides Fertilizers Sulphate ChelatedMicronutrient MicroNutrient + + Active pH range NPK NPK 4.0 – 7.5 www.satyajitchemicals.com 21
  23. 23. www.satyajitchemicals.com 22
  24. 24. Avoids Avoids Avoids interference blocking precipitation with P ( inmetal to soil of metal NPK) or in soil www.satyajitchemicals.com 23
  25. 25. Sulphates Chelates www.satyajitchemicals.com 24
  26. 26. Soil application Foliar applicationto avoid blocking metal to Chelates promote transport soil in leaves after absorption to avoid precipitation of Chelates avoids metal metal precipitation in hard water can be mixed with almost allto avoid interference with P pesticides except Cu products www.satyajitchemicals.com 25
  27. 27. Nutrient very mobile • Nitrate Nitrogen • Sulfate Sulfur BoronMobility moderately • Ammonium Nitrogen • Calcium Molybdenumin mobile • Magnesium PotassiumPlants • Organic Nitrogen *immobile • Phosphorus Manganese • Copper Iron Zinc * Except in chelated form • Nitrogen Phosphorus very mobile Nutrient • Potassium Magnesium Mobility • Copper Iron moderately • Manganese Molybdenum mobile • Sulfur Zinc in Soils • Calcium immobile • Boron www.satyajitchemicals.com 26
  28. 28. How can I increase my Yield and get a Quality Output ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 27
  29. 29. www.satyajitchemicals.com 28
  30. 30. www.satyajitchemicals.com 29
  31. 31. What should I do ? www.satyajitchemicals.com 30
  32. 32. • Set realistic yield goals• Use a 3 to 5 year improvement program• Aim for annual increases of 10 to 20%• Improve weakest practice• Upgrade other management inputs• Use balanced fertilization www.satyajitchemicals.com 31
  33. 33. www.satyajitchemicals.com 32
  34. 34. Using MicroNutrients below Optimumlevel, WILL :• Reduce yields per unit area• Mine away soil nutrients• Reduce crop resistance to drought, disease, insect, and other stresses• Reduce farmer profits, thereby negatively affecting local economies www.satyajitchemicals.com 33
  35. 35. Some Management Practices that cost Little or Nothing extra• Timeliness • Tillage• Variety, hybrid • Planting date• Row width • Seed drop• Fertilizer placement • Record keeping• Scouting • Plant population www.satyajitchemicals.com 34
  36. 36. Higher crop yields will require to focus on a balanced nutrient management www.satyajitchemicals.com 35
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