Compo introduces new turf fertilisers

British Seed Houses' nutrients partner Compo has introduced two fertilisers to help turf managers produce top-quality sports surfaces by improving photosynthesis and increasing tolerance to stress.

Based on the seaweed Kelp - providing a natural source of nitrogen and the phytohormones auxin and cytokinin - Vitanica will appeal to groundsmen and greenkeepers who are interested in using biological products as biostimulants.

Two versions are available. Vitanica P3 is an organo-mineral NK fertiliser with trace elements. It is suited to use on golf greens and high profile pitches such as football stadia.

Vitanica MC is an all-round NPK fertiliser with trace elements and has been developed to provide higher plant vitality and better greening of turf.

Also new, Ferro Top fluid is a fast cure for iron deficiency in turf. As well as containing enzymes and proteins that are responsible for photosynthesis and respiration, this concentrated iron fertiliser includes nitrogen, sulphur and trace elements. It is suitable for all-season use on sports fields, greens and tees.

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