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Type: Seaweed extract, Company: Kelp Products


Increased produce quality

Kelpak treated Carrots, cv. Karotan, grown in normal field conditions had on average a 8.1 % higher total yield, a 6.8 % higher commercial yield, a 10.5 % higher total dry matter yield, 30.5 % more deformed roots, 0.4 less roots < 1.9 cm, 29.4 % more roots between 1.9-3.8 cm, 14.8 % more roots between 3.8-5 cm and 1.8 % less roots > 5 cm, had 8.3 % less fresh matter of leaves and 12.2 % less dry matter of leaves compared to the untreated control plants. Single application of 2 or 3 mL/L gave the best results.

Trial details
outdoor, unprotected, soil grown, normal conditions


Carrot, Daucus carota L.

Trial application

Foliar spray
First application at the fourth leaf stage followed by 0 treatments or followed by 1 treatment with a 2/4-weeks interval or followed by 2 treatments with a 2-weeks interval
First application: 2 or 3 L/ha; Second and third application: 2 L/ha
Szczepanek, M., Wilczewski, E., Poberezny, J., Wszelaczynska, E., & Ochmian, I.
Carrot root size distribution in response to biostimulant application
Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science
Crop group