Improve crop performance and sustainability through better control of nitrogen
Corteva Nitrogen stabiliser products feature Optinyte technology and are sold under the N-Lock and Instinct brands.
Nitrogen stabilisers help to keep nitrogen in the ammonium (NH4+) form for longer by slowing down the bacteria that convert ammonium to nitrite (NO2-). As ammonium is positively charged it is attracted to the negatively charged soil particles and is not washed out of the rooting zone. Nitrite and nitrate (NO3-) however are negatively charged and can be easily washed down the soil profile, away from crop roots. Optinyte keeps more nitrogen in the rooting zone for longer, improving the yield potential of crops.
Cereals, oilseed rape and maize
During March for winter cereals. Before, at, or after drilling for Maize
100 - 200 litres water/ha 400-600 litres liquid UAN/ha
Spray Quality :
MEDIUM as defined by BCPC
All conventional nozzles
Do not apply more than a total of 5 L of N-Lock per hectare per year, 125 days must elapse between applications
200 g/litre nitrapyrin
CS Capsule Solution (Microencapsulation)
How to use N-Lock - Maize
How to use N-Lock - Cereals and Oilseed Rape
Where should you use N-Lock?
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