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Augmenting Crop Nutrition with Maritime Kelp-Based Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/02/23 posted in Maritime

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Maritime is a kelp-based product that can be utilised to augment a balanced crop nutrition system. One way it does this is by enhancing a plant's ability to tolerate abiotic stresses such as cold temperatures, dry conditions or salinity from applied fertilisers.

In the example from a greenhouse trial below, the ability of Maritime to assist plants in tolerating drought stress was tested by withdrawing water at the two true-leaf stage from plants grown with either water only (control) or water and Maritime. Compared to the water control, plants grown with the Maritime treatment had a better ability to tolerate acute water stress. 

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