Ironman

Ironman™ forms part of our
Bio Innovation™ range

Description

Ironman™ is a liquid fertilizer containing a high content of plant available iron (Fe). The product contains no chemical chelate.

Key Benefits

  • A stable Fe-complex is formed during the manufacturing process keeping the Fe available for uptake.
  • Contains no chemical chelate.
  • Can be applied both foliar as well as to the soil, although the Fe is not stable at a high pH.

Composition

 

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

Iron (Fe)

72 86

 

SG=1.2

Reg. No. B5663 Act. No. 36 of 1947

Key Functions of Fe

  • Involved in cell division and therefore important for crop growth.
  • Cofactor for enzymes/proteins involved in photosynthesis and respiration.
  • Necessary for maintaining chloroplast functions.

Application Rates

Crop Dosage

Row crops

Foliar spray 200-750 ml/100 L water
Via irrigation system 5-25 L/ha.
(Minimum dilution rate 1 L Ironman:250 L water)

Vegetable crops

Foliar spray 200-750 ml/100 L water.
Via irrigation system 5-25 L/ha.
(Minimum dilution rate 1 L Ironman:200 L water)

Fruit Tree crops

Foliar spray 200-750 ml/100 L water
(Maximum 10 L/ha)
Via irrigation system 15-25 L/ha
(Minimum dilution rate 1 L Ironman:250 L water)

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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