Increased produce quality
Atonik treated Cucumber, cv. Octopus/Opera/Sonate, grown in a field had on average a 1.9 % higher total yield, a 1.3 % higher marketable yield, 7.5 % more dry matter, 4.6 % more soluble solids (sign), 6 % more nitrates (sign), 10.1 % more phosphorous (sign), 0.3 % less potassium and 4 % less Ca compared to the untreated control.
outdoor, unprotected, soil grown, optimal cultivation
Cucumber, Cucumis sativa L.
First application 60 days after sowing (20 days after transplanting), followed by 2 treatments with a 15-days and 1 month interval
0.1 % v/v in 500 L/ha
Biological mode of action of a nitrophenolates-based biostimulant: case study
Frontiers in Plant Science