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Calcium Input Selection

By: John Kelly
March 02, 2020

The critical roles of calcium in plant growth and development can be categorized into three key benefit areas:  1.     Root growth. The root tip requires ionic calcium availability in order to grow and exert adequate pressure to elongate in the soil. 2....

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Calcium in Soil Structure and Plant Nutrition

By: Darin Moon
February 24, 2020

Calcium plays a critical role in crop yield and quality. To understand the function and role in agronomy, it should be understood from a plant point of view, and from a soil point of view. It is critical that plant calcium nutrition be addressed early and adequately. It...

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Combating Plant Freeze Damage

By: John Kelly
February 20, 2020

Freezing temperatures can cause severe damage to plant cells. This occurs when water in plant cells freezes causing dehydration and cell destruction. Plant components that are particularly sensitive are the flowering and reproductive structures during bloom. Besides good horticultural practices such as air movement and irrigation system utilization...

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The Importance of Nitrogen Metabolism for Crop Set

By: John Kelly
February 04, 2020

The development of readily available synthetic nitrogen fertilizers after World War II has played a central role in dramatic crop production improvements. Yields have improved five-fold on average. This phenomenal advancement is often referred to as the Green Revolution. 97% of plant composition is made up...

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Chelation, Complexing and Micro encapsulation

By: Darin Moon
December 12, 2019

Redox prides itself on being a plant technology company that incorporates innovative and proprietary technology that allow the plant to grow beyond current yields. As market pressures become more piercing, it is important to understand how to combat those pressures with technology that help the crop produce more. Three...

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Potato Bulking

By: Jason Cook
June 27, 2019

Tubers are set: Now it's time to maximize production possibilities by sustaining your tuber bulking rate. Redox provides two key products for potato bulking:OXYCOM Calcium and diKaP Sustaining balanced plant growth during periods of increased environmental oxidative stress (EOS) is key to managing the physiological demands of a maturing potato...

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Benefits of Silicon Plant Nutrition

By: Danny Klittich
June 12, 2019

Silicon is a beneficial plant nutrient that can increase plant strength and improve a crop’s ability to fight environmental oxidative stress. Silicon is an element that, like calcium, potassium, or zinc is used by the plant to complete physiological processes. Similar to calcium, silicon plays a critical role in cell...

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Strengthen Cell Wall Structure

By: John Kelly
May 21, 2019

Silicon is a beneficial plant nutrient that can increase plant strength and improve a crop’s ability to fight environmental oxidative stress. Silicon is an element that, like calcium, potassium, or zinc, is used by the plant to complete physiological processes. Similar to calcium, silicon plays a critical role in cell...

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Mainstay Calcium – Xylem Supplied Calcium for Cell Division

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April 29, 2019

Mainstay Calcium is the only soil applied calcium on the market that is highly plant available. This provides a unique opportunity to sharply improve calcium nutrition during cell division in permanent crops. In pome fruits, the uptake or “absorption” phase (depicted below) occurs from fruit set through 6 weeks....

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Prepare for Heat Stress

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April 22, 2019

A key limiting factor for Florida citrus production and quality is heat stress. Management factors that can minimize the detrimental impact of heat stress are root system quality and quantity, irrigation management, and potassium nutrition. Action strategies for improvement can often be identified with a soil analysis, water analysis, and...

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