Increased produce quality
Aminoplant treated Carrot, cv. Nandrin/Napoli, grown in a field had on average a 5.2 % higher yield, a 8.1 % higher marketable yield, 2.1 % longer roots, the same root diameter, the same amount leaf mass, a 3.8 % lower leaf:root ratio, carrots contained 1.1 % less dry matter, 3 % more soluble sugars, 3 % less carotenoids and 12.3 % more nitrates compared to the untreated control. The effect of the doses depended on the cultivar and the year.
outdoor, unprotected, soil grown, normal cultivation
Carrot, Daucus carota L.
First application at the 5-7 leaf stage , followed by a second treatment when root had a diameter of 5-6 mm
The effect of cultivar and biostimulant treatment on the carrot yield and its quality
Vegetable Crops Research Bulletin