Nutrient Efficiency in Citrus
Nutrient efficiency is the measure of how well a plant is able to utilize available nutrients in the soil. The four-species consortium of beneficial mycorrhizal fungi in MycoApply® extends the effective root zone of the plant, allowing it to access available as well as unavailable (chemically bound) nutrients and transport them into the plant. This symbiosis enhances the uptake and availability of nutrients and improves the plant’s expended energy – to – nutrient uptake ratio.
Grown in stressful conditions, citrus relies on nutrient availability throughout the long growing cycle to produce high sugar content in the fruit. By providing better access to nutrients, MycoApply helps achieve fruit quality even under these stressful conditions.
Studies show that mycorrhizae expand root absorption area by up to 50x, dramatically expanding the active root zone and allowing the hyphae to absorb water and nutrients the plant root would not otherwise access.