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The Heat is On

By: Darin Moon

I was going through the weather across the nation and noticed that the west is going to have unprecedented heat over the next 7 days. As you are aware, diKaP from Redox has been proven to reduce heat stress in plants. I thought I would share with you how...

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Calcium Nutrition in Tree Fruit

By: Andy Dolph, Redox Agronomist

A recent article published in the Goodfruit Grower suggests that the use of calcium fertility inputs in tree fruit is a poor allocation of resources. The author makes the assertion that there is enough calcium in Eastern Washington soils to adequately supply all calcium needs and concludes that calcium...

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Secrets to a Successful Avocado Bloom

By: Danny Klittich, PhD

Why Are My Avocado Trees Turning Yellow During Bloom? Foreword Walking an avocado grove during early spring can be a frustrating experience. The tree is starting to push flowers in parts of the canopy, however it remains cool so fruit set is likely a long ways off. The trees,...

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Crop Strategies: Plant Respiration and Heat Stress

By: Danny Klittich, Ph.D.

Temperature is constantly influencing the value of your crop. It can be from springtime temperature fluctuations that influence bloom to high heat temperatures during summer days that stunt plant growth and lead to lack of quality. As hot summer days are underway in some areas and fast approaching in...

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Choose Your Phosphorus Wisely

By: Danny Klittich, Ph.D.

Early season root development strongly influences crop season performance. A key factor for optimum root growth is phosphorus nutrition. Phosphorus is the energy molecule of the plant. Root growth, especially early season, occurs under naturally adverse conditions in the soil and this stress point demands abundant energy. ...

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Balancing Calcium and Potassium Nutrition

By: John Kelly

A brief review of the function and benefits of both calcium and potassium highlights their importance in crop production: Calcium: - A key component of cell wall formation and structure. - Essential for strong and unrestricted root growth. - Critical for soil structure. Potassium: - Nutrient and...

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Abiotic Stress - Part 3 of 3

By: Darin Moon

Redox’s Role in Bio-Active Compounds Consultants and growers constantly focus on preventing the biotic stress. The time has now come where we must focus on mitigating abiotic factors on yield and quality. Redox engages with a worldwide network of public and private research professionals to understand how the plants...

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Abiotic Stress - Part 2 of 3

By: Darin Moon

Importance of BioActive Compounds? Oxidation Reduction (Redox) Reactions Redox reactions are the movement of either hydrogen(H+) or an electron (e-) from one compound to another. This movement releases energy, which drives forward a biological reaction. Examples of cycles that utilize redox reactions are glycolysis, oxidation of pyruvate, fatty acid...

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Abiotic Stress - Part 1 of 3

By: Darin Moon

What are Bio-Active Compounds? For years, agriculture science has focused on 3 main areas for the continual need of improving crop/fruit production and quality. 1. Mineral nutrient application for plant growth thru focusing on pounds...

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Bloom Fertility

By: Dr. Danny Klittich

Bloom is generally considered the start of a season and represents to many when investment into a crop begins for the harvest to come. Applications of fertilizers, pest control products, and plant growth regulators during bloom can have a great potential return on investment. In this article I would...

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