Biota Iron

Biota Iron is based on lignosulphonic acid and part of our liquid biological single fertilizer line. Due to the unique production process, the nutrients are 100% present in solution and can therefore be taken up directly by the plant. The product is fully made from plant-based materials and certified for use in organic agri- and horticulture. The ingredients are partly sourced from agricultural waste. Due to the natural origin the nutrient content may vary.

Biota Iron is used for prevention and correction of iron chlorosis under all types of conditions, including calcareous and alkaline. You first see iron deficiency in the top of the plant. The leaves turn yellow, while the veins remain green. This is because iron is an immobile element. This means that once it is fixed, iron can no longer be distributed further in the plant. Eventually the older leaves and smaller veins in the leaves also turn yellow. The plant growth slowly stops.

Composition

% w/w
Iron (Fe)
Complexed by ligno-sulphonic acids
5%

Properties

ColourBrown
pH2 – 3
Specific gravity (g/cc)1.17 – 1.21

Packaging

Amount (litre)
Bottle0.25, 0.5, 1
Can10, 20
Drum220
IBC1000

Storage

Store in a dark and dry location at 10 – 25 °C.

Shelf life 1.5 – 2 years.

Benefits
  • Direct and quick uptake
  • Prevents iron deficiency
  • High and quick iron uptake
  • Increases resistance against stress conditions
  • Higher cellular division
  • Better metabolic and enzymatic activity
  • Stimulates the production of chlorofyl
Application

It is advised to always have an expert make a fertilization plan and to start with a test application. No guarantees can be given in the event of incorrect use.

Application Dose Indication
Irrigation 10 – 15 l/ha Up to 4 – 8 applications
Foliar application 5 – 10 cc/liter Up to 10 – 15 applications
CROP APPLICATION
Vegetables 2-4 L/ha every 7 days, dripping 1.5 – 2.0 L/ha
Cotton 2-3 L/ha
Corn 1.5-2.5 L/ha
Citrus and fruit trees 2-4 L/ha every 10 days until the crop has recovered
Grapevine and olive 2-3 L/ha in 400 L water
Ornamental 3-4 L/ha in minimum 400 L water, dripping 2 – 3 L/ha
Potato 2-3 L/ha every 10 days until the crop has recovered
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    Control Union EU Inputs

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