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Crop information

Benefits of Kelpak on Onions

Kelpak trials on onions in Californis, Hungary, Mexico, Serbia and South Africa all show positive yield increases including many other benefits:

  • Improves rooting
  • Better shoot development after establishment
  • Higher photosynthetic rate
  • Increased bulb size and more marketable bulbs
  • Better yields

Recommended application rates

Dip seedling tray or roots of seedlings in 1% Kelpak before transplant

Spray 2 L/ha 14 days after transplant (3-4 leaf stage, direct seeded plants) and repeat twice at 14 to 21 day intervals

Or 3 L/ha 14 days after transplant (3-4 leaf stage) and repeat once 14 to 21 days later

Do not apply Kelpak to onions after start of bulb swelling