CibuSil™ MAX

CibuSil™ MAX forms part of our
Bio Innovation™ range

Description

CibuSil™ MAX is a liquid product containing a high amount of plant available silicon in the form of mono silicic acid that is a beneficial element for crop production.

Key Benefits

  • High content of stabilized plant available silicon.
  • 100% water soluble.
  • Can be applied foliar and/or via the irrigation system.
  • Must not be applied in a tank mix together with micro-elements such as Fe, Mn, Cu and Zn.

Composition

Element Content
(g/kg)
Content
(g/L)

Mono silicic acid [Si(OH)4]

446 624

 

SG=1.4

Reg. No. B5326 Act. No. 36 of 1947

Key functions of Si(OH4)

  • Enhances crop resistance towards drought stress (Hattori et al. 2005).
  • Mediate crop tolerance to salt stress (Yeo et al., 1999).
  • Plays a role in crop tolerance to metal toxicity such as aluminium in low pH soils (Lindsay, 1979).
  • Promotes the growth, yield and quality of most crops (Liang et al., 2015).

Application Rates

Crop Dosage
Foliar application

Row crops

Foliar spray 0.2 – 0.4 L/ha
Via Irrigation system 0.4 – 1.5 L/ha

Vegetable crops

Foliar spray 0.2 – 0.4 L/ha
Via Irrigation system 0.4 – 1.5 L/ha

Fruit Tree crops

Foliar spray 0.5 – 2 L/ha
Via irrigation system as root drench 1.5 – 2.5 L/ha
(minimum 2 mm water/ha)

mg/kg in dry leaf mass
Element Deficiency symptoms
15000 N Yellowing of older leaves & stunted growth

2000

P

Dark green/purple older leaves & stunted growth

10000

K

Yellowing & necrosis of leaf margins for older leaves

5000

Ca

Deformed young leaves & desiccation of growing points

2000

Mg

Interveinal chlorosis of older leaves

1000

S

Yellowing of younger leaves & stunted growth

100

Fe

Interveinal yellowing of younger leaves

20

Zn

Interveinal yellowing and rosettes of young leaves, necrotic spots and twigs die back

50

Mn

Interveinal yellowing of younger leaves with necrotic spots

6

Cu

Yellowing and curling of leaf blades with white tips, die back of shoots

20

B

Thick textured leaves & affect flowering and seed filling.

0,1

Mo

Yellow, wilted and rolled-up leaves with burned margins

0,1

Ni

Small curled older leaves with necrotic tips

Macro-
Elements
Micro-
Elements
Zn – P Zn – Fe
Zn – N Mn – Fe
Fe – P Mo – Fe
Cu – P Cu – Fe
Mo – S Cu – Mo
Zn – Mg Cu – Zn
B – Ca

ANTOGONISM
Decreased availability of a nutrient to a plant due to the action of another nutrient

STIMULATION
High level of a nutrient increases the demand by the plant for another nutrient

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