These are guides and may be adjusted to suit local circumstances.
Crop Application Rate and Timing.
SM6 is compatible with most other spray materials but always read
the labels and if in doubt consult your distributor or Chase Organics.
APPLY IN 220-240 LT/HA WATER. AVOID SPRAYING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY DURING HOT, SUNNY PERIODS.
|Apples, Pears||1.4 lt/ha applied four times between green cluster and fruit set. Where calcium sprays are applied it can be beneficial to add 0.75 lt/ha SM6 in the tank mix, subject to compatibility.|
|1.4 lt/ha at GS 11-14 to encourage root development in autumn
1.4 lt/ha at GS 29-31, a further 1.4 lt no later than flag leaf, GS39
1.4 lt/ha at GS29-31, a further 1.4 lt at flag leaf to ear emergence, GS 39-59
|Brassica||5.6 lt/ha split into 4 equal doses, beginning when the plant has four true leaves
|Carrots||2.8 lt/ha when there is adequate foliage followed by 2.8 lt as the roots begin to expand|
|Celery||2.0 lt/ha soon after transplanting, a further 2.8 lt one month later|
|Citrus||2.0 lt/ha when new growth begins. Repeat during main growth periods|
|Cotton||2.0 lt/ha injected with seed, 2.5 lt at first square, 1 lt at first flower|
|Currants/Rasps||2.8 lt/ha when there is adequate new leaf and again at flowering.
2.8 lt immediately post harvest will help improve next years fruit bud
|Grass||Permanent – 2.8 lt/ha in spring and again in autumn, if appropriate
Intensive – 2.8 lt/ha in the spring followed by 2.8 lt after each cut or grazing period when there is sufficient leaf cover.
New Leys – 2.8 lt/ha when there is adequate leaf cover
Amenity – 2.8 – 5.6 lt/ha in the spring and again in the autumn.
Further applications may be justified every 4-6 weeks through the summer
|Hops||1.4 lt/ha applied 4 times during the active growing season. Applications
at burr stage and again 7-14 days later can be especially beneficial
|Kumara||1.4 lt/ha at planting and again 6-8 weeks later|
|Kiwi Fruit||5.0 lt/ha at 80% flowering and again 10 days later|
|Lettuce||2.8 lt/ha once plants are established and again before hearting commences.|
|Lucerne||2.8 lt/ha when the crop is 10-15 cms tall. Repeat after each cut once there is
sufficient new leaf.
|Oats||1.4 lt/ha in autumn at 3-5 leaf stage to encourage root development
1.4 lt/ha at GS 29-31 followed by 1.4 lt at GS 39-59
|Onions/Leeks||2.8 lt/ha once crop has at least 6-8 leaves. Repeat 3-4 weeks later|
|Peas||2.8 lt/ha at 15cm height, 2.8 lt at bloom cluster|
|French Beans||2.8 lt/ha at 15cm height, 2.8 lt at first flower|
|Potatoes||Improve tuber numbers for earlies/seed/salad crops
2.8 lt/ha at tuber initiation and 2.8 lt 10-14 days later. Improve % large tubers rapid bulking varieties
5.6 lt/ha when tubers approximately 25mm Slow bulking varieties and general ware crops
2.8 lt/ha when tubers approximately 25mm plus 2.8 lit 10-24 days later. Protected crops
2.8 lt/ha after cover removal plus 2.8 lt 10-14 days later
|Rape||2.8 lt/ha in autumn, 2.8 lt in spring when flower buds are still hidden|
|Strawberries||2.8 lt/ha to newly planted runners. Thereafter 5.6lt split into 4 doses at regular
intervals from start of spring growth until fruit set.
|Squash/Pumpkins||1.4 lt/ha four times starting when plant is established|
|Sugar Beet||2.8 lt/ha as soon as there is sufficient foliage (6-8 true leaves) and 14 days later|
|Sugar Cane||2.2 lt/ha at planting, when 1 metre high and 8 weeks before harvest|
|Sweet Corn/Maize||5.6 lt/ha when the crop is 15-45 cms tall (7- 8 leaves)|
|Tomatoes, outdoor||2.8 lt/ha shortly after planting, a further 2.8 lt at flowering|
|Vines||1.4 lt/ha applied 4 times between bud burst and start of flowering. Where crops are regularly sprayed with other inputs. Spray every 7-10 days 0.75lt/ha|
|1.4 lt/ha in autumn at 3-5 leaf stage of overwintered crops
1.4 lt/ha at GS 29-31, 1.4 lt at GS39
1.4 lt/ha at GS 29-31, 1.4 lt at GS59
|Transplants||Apply 1 in 200 parts water, sprayed or dipped prior to planting to encourage good
|Glasshouse crops||Dilute at 1 in 800-2000 when including in pesticide
Dilute at 1 in 2000 when watering or feeding
|Polycovered crops||2.8 lt/ha immediately after polythene removal, 2.8 lt two weeks later|
|Fertigation||‘Normally’ apply a total of 5.6 lt/ha split regularly through the crop’s life|