Nitrogen deficiency made worse by

  • Low or high pH soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching
  • ) Low organic matter
  • Drought conditions
  • High rainfall (leaching) or heavy irrigation
  • Addition or high levels of non-decomposed organic matter/manure (eg straw)
  • Fast growing crops

Nitrogen is important for

  • Better crop development
  • Improved yield

Yara recommended fertilizers for Nitrogen



Potatoes: 300-400 kg/ha as top-dressing during tuber initiation. For more detailed advice on rates and timings, contact your local Yara Agronomist.

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