Protect your crops from heat stress

Protect your crops from heat stress

As global temperatures rise, heat stress in plants has become a significant concern for growers. Heat stress occurs when temperatures exceed the optimal range for plant growth, leading to physiological and biochemical changes that can impair plant functions. Symptoms of heat stress include leaf scorching, wilting, stunted growth, and in severe cases, plant death. Preparing plants for such conditions involves fortifying their defences and enhancing their resilience.

Stella Maris is a seaweed-based biostimulant known for its high content of micronutrients, amino acids, and growth hormones. It enhances plant growth and resilience by improving nutrient uptake and strengthening cellular structures

Phosphorus is crucial for root development and energy transfer within plants. Strong root systems are vital for accessing water and nutrients during heat stress. Check out EarthLink Max or EarthLink PhosMax which add this important nutrient in a liquid form.

Potassium regulates water usage, enzyme activation, and photosynthesis, making it essential for maintaining plant health during heat stress. A good candidate for added potassium is EarthLink Heavyweight

Preparing plants for heat stress involves a proactive approach using biostimulants and essential nutrients. Stella Maris liquid kelp, phosphorus, and potassium each play a unique role in enhancing plant resilience and aiding recovery. By applying these treatments at the right times and in the correct amounts, you can significantly mitigate the adverse effects of heat stress and ensure your plants remain healthy and productive.

Integrate these practices into your routine and safeguard your plants against the increasing challenges posed by heat stress, ensuring a thriving crop. Contact us today and speak to one of our crop advisors to build a program for your fields' specific needs.

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