Metalosate Tropical liquid foliar is designed for foliar application on plants to prevent or correct nutrient deficiencies that may limit crop growth and yields. It is water soluble and non toxic to plants when applied as directed. For best results, apply Metalosate Tropical liquid foliar according to recommendations based on plant tissue or soil analysis.
Standard US Container Size: 2.5 gallon
|Magnesium (Mg) (Chelated)||0.50%|
|Boron (B) (Complexed)||1.00%|
|Iron (Fe) (Chelated)||0.66%|
|Molybdenum (Mo) (Chelated)||0.10%|
|Zinc (Zn) (Chelated)||2.00%|
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Safety Data Sheets for Tropical
Product Usage Instructions
Shake well before use. Keep from freezing.
Dilute one part Metalosate Tropical liquid foliar with 20 or more parts water. Apply by a spray method and with an adequate amount of water that will provide complete coverage of the plants. Use of a non-ionic wetting agent may improve spray coverage of certain hard to wet plants. Do not apply undiluted.
Metalosate Tropical liquid foliar can be included in a regular spray program on crops. Consult with a Balchem representative on compatibility with other spray materials.
The rate of application will depend on the crop, stage of growth, and severity of deficiency. The maximum recommended rates are for mature, full-sized plants. Reduce the rates proportionately when spraying smaller plants.
Metalosate Tropical liquid foliar may be used on legumes, grain crops, root crops, cucurbits, cole crops, leafy vegetables, woody and herbaceous ornamentals, deciduous fruits, vine crops, tropical and subtropical fruits, and many other crops.
Market Specific Recommendations
Field Crops and Vegetables
Apply 16 to 32 fluid ounces per acre (1.0 to 2.0 liters per hectare) during periods of rapid growth or nutritional stress. The application may be repeated 2 or more times through the growing season.
Make an application of 16 to 48 fluid ounces per acre (1.0 to 3.0 liters per hectare) after the beginning of active growth. The application may be repeated at 2 to 4-week intervals through the growing season.
Grapes and Berries
Make an application of 16 to 32 fluid ounces per acre (1.0 to 2.0 liters per hectare) after active growth begins. The application may be repeated at intervals of one week or more through the vegetative growth period.
Apply 1 to 2 fluid ounces per 1000 square feet (10 to 20 milliliters per 100 square meters) during periods of active growth.
Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Flowering Plants
Dilute at a rate of 32 fluid ounces in 10 or more gallons (250 milliliters in 10 or more liters) of water and spray to complete coverage.
CAUTION: This product contains molybdenum. Long term feeding of forages with excess molybdenum may cause toxicity in ruminant animals. Consult a ruminant nutritionist before applying this product to crops that will be fed as forages to ruminants.
This material contains boron. Its misuse may cause serious injury to the crops. It should be used only under the direction of fertilizer consultants.
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