Author: Levity Crop Science

Sulis Brix & Colour Builder Launched by Levity

Agricultural innovators Levity CropScience, are launching Sulis for Soft Fruit, a pioneering new product that improves maturity in soft fruit, building brix and colour in fruit at this years Fruit Focus event. Sulis works by supplying molybdenum and boron in a special formulation that helps the fruit maximize the function of the enzymes responsible for the maturation process in soft fruit crops, building better levels of colour and brix to allow earlier picking. Levity MD Anna Weston said “Sulis promotes the processes of maturation that are normally triggered by the hormone ABA. Importantly Sulis does this without causing a...

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Calcium Misunderstood in Potatos; CPM Magazine

Roots Potato nutrition Although improving tuber calcium levels improves quality,growers often get little benefit from application of calcium fertilisers.CPM gets an expert view on why. By Lucy de la Pasture It’s widely known that having good calcium levels in potato tubers can reduce multiple quality problems including Internal Rust Spot (IRS),internal browning and hollow heart. Calcium also plays a role in reducing susceptibility to bruising and post-harvest diseases. So what exactly do plants do with calcium? Its main function within cell walls is to give cell wall rigidity & strength, explains David Marks, research fellow at Lancaster University and...

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MEAway

All Levity Boron formulations have been reformulated to remove monoethanolamine (MEA).  MEA is commonly used in liquid boron preparations as it allows high levels of B to be formulated, however it has a high hazard rating . Levity’s formulations team has developed new chemistry to replace MEA in all our formulations giving farmers a safer and more effective alternative. The resulting products solubilise Boron without the need for MEA whilst still maintaining a high analysis, they also contain new activators that improve uptake by the plant. Levity’s Product Development Manager Steve Houghton said “Since the EU reclassified MEA as a...

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New Benelux Distributor Plant Coaching

Levity are pleased to announce that Levity’s distribution network in the Benelux region will be managed by PlantCoaching BV. Plant Coaching, headed by Philip Kroes, will provide highly skilled agronomy and technical support for distributors of Levity products in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg and will manage our distribution network in the region. Levity MD Anna Weston said “Levity are growing quickly in the Benelux and partnering with the Plant Coaching team gives our distributors expert local support.” She added “Levity and Plant Coaching have trials on onions, sugar beet, strawberry, cucumber, carrots and potato this season and will...

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CZAV launch BoCaN

Levity are pleased to announce the launch of Foliplus BoCaN, a product designed to improve yield and quality of potato crops using Levity LimiN technology. Foliplus BoCaN will be available exclusively through CZAV in the Netherlands. BoCaN focuses the crops energy on tuber production and is proven to significantly increase yield and tuber numbers. Levity’s David Marks said “BoCaN is a new product containing Levity’s LimiN technology. It significantly increased yields in last years independent trials in the Netherlands. We are really looking forwards to working with CZAV to deliver this excellent new product to Dutch potato...

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Agrifirm launch TouCaN

Levity are pleased to announce that its TouCan product will be available in the Netherlands through Agrifirm. Agrifirm have started distributing the product to their farmers following the amazing results in the 2015 CEBECO field trials which showed a 6MT 50,000 tuber per Ha yield increase on potato in the Netherlands. Levity’s Anna Weston said “It is great to have Agrifirm distributing TouCan, a product which is proven to significantly improve yield of potato crops. We are really looking forwards to working with Agrifirm to deliver this fantastic product to Dutch...

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