Magnesium is an essential nutrient element for plants and plays an important role in the physiological and biochemical processes of plants. However, magnesium is often overlooked in agricultural production, causing frequent magnesium deficiency. Can magnesium fertilizer and potassium fertilizer be used together? What are the effects of magnesium fertilizer on plants?
Can magnesium fertilizer and potash fertilizer be used together?
Potassium magnesium sulfate fertilizer can not be shared with phosphate fertilizer, calcium fertilizer, and some trace elements, because mixed use will cause soil compaction and cause plant death.
Potassium magnesium sulfate fertilizer is a kind of multi-element potassium fertilizer. In addition to potassium, sulfur, and magnesium, it also contains calcium, silicon, boron, iron, zinc and other elements. Can be used as top dressing.
It is suitable for crops such as rice, corn, sugar cane, peanut, tobacco, potato, sugar beet, fruit, vegetable, alfalfa and so on. Compared with the elemental potassium fertilizers potassium chloride and potassium sulfate with the same amount of potassium, the application effect of agricultural potassium magnesium sulfate is better than potassium chloride and slightly better than potassium sulfate.
The effect of magnesium fertilizer on plants
Magnesium fertilizer has a great effect on plant growth. It can prevent the survival of molds and is very helpful for increasing crop production. Magnesium is one of the main components of green leaves in plants, which is beneficial to photosynthesis of plants and can also promote the assimilation of carbon dioxide by plants. If a plant lacks magnesium, its normal metabolism will be hindered, which will have a great impact on seed maturation and the development of young tissues.