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Edienne Girotto
ICL Agronomy Expert - Moderator - Brazil
Asked a question 7 months ago

Does anyone have information/papers about Ca and Mg uptake for basil and chives? I want to do a homemade test. Thank you!

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Hi Edienne,


in Germany we assume the following demand values (all data per 100dt fresh mass)

Chives  ca  K2O 55-60kg  MgO 5-6kg  CaO 50 - 60kg (official data)

Basil  ca K2O 60-80kg MgO 10-30kg CaO 60 -80kg (Recommendation from ICL - SF,  unfortunately we have no official data.