A trial was set in a commercial cucumber greenhouse in Shenyang, China, to evaluate the effect of Haifa nutritional solution based on CoteN™ Mix and Poly-Feed™ Stim.
Mishonga * The CRF blend contained 30% coated N
Results Plant growth was superior with Haifa treatment, as can be seen in the picture:
Stems were stronger and flowering was more intensive.
Cucumber yield with Haifa treatment was 11.8% higher than the yield obtained with the farmer’s practice, 264.4 kg/ha compared to 236.4 kg/ha. Although cost of Haifa treatment was higher than the farmer’s practice, grower’s income was increased by 9.1%:
Mhedziso: Compared to the farmer’s practice, Haifa treatment with controlled release nitrogen as base fertilizer and Nutrigation™ with Poly-Feed™ UPTAKE resulted in
- More vigorous growth of the cucumber plant
- Stronger stems and more flowers
- Better yield
- Higher income for the grower