[NAFEX] calcium, buffers and Imidan
ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Fri Jul 31 14:06:13 EDT 2009
Does foliar application ofcalcium help plants? Can plant leaves
absorb calcium through leaves?
---- Original Message ----
From: ed.fackler at gmail.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] calcium, buffers and Imidan
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 11:46:06 -0400
> For a few seasons I used a liquid formulation of calicum and it
>drive up the pH (at least to a point of where there was a problem
>pesticides with it).
> The single reason why I quit using it is that I found that
>applications of CA did little good in many seasons (especially those
>had more than normal rain/less sunlight). Or an annual ground
>of pelletized CA (late fall applied or very early spring) worked much
>in dealing with related deficiencies. And it is relatively
>ed....hope this helps
>On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:35 AM, Alan Haigh <alandhaigh at gmail.com>
>> Dennis, thanks but my question still lingers. Anyone else know if
>> sprayable calciums drive up the pH of the spray mix? I could do a
>> myself but I have no sprayable calcium. Also, stating that a cup
>> per 100 gallons is an exceptable buffer is pretty unspecific,
>> coming from you (that's what you get for establishing such high
>> way of your much appreciated input). Commercial buffers provide
>> info about how much to use to lower pH from level to another.
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