Fertiliser for Rice Crops – Kynoch Fertilizer

Optimise your Rice Crop Yields with the Right Fertiliser: A Guide by Kynoch Fertilizer.

Rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population, making its cultivation critically important for global food security. As one of the most widely grown crops, rice has specific nutrient requirements to achieve optimal growth and yield. Kynoch Fertilizer, a leading provider of innovative fertiliser solutions, understands the unique needs of rice crops and offers products tailored to maximise productivity and sustainability.

Understanding the Nutrient Needs of Rice Crops

Rice is a nutrient-intensive crop, requiring a balanced supply of essential elements to support its growth stages. The key nutrients required by rice plants include nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K), as well as secondary nutrients like calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), and sulphur (S), and micronutrients such as iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), and manganese (Mn).

  1. Nitrogen (N): Nitrogen is crucial for vegetative growth in rice plants. It promotes the development of leaves, stems, and overall plant biomass. An adequate supply of nitrogen ensures vigorous growth and enhances the photosynthetic capacity of the plant, leading to higher grain yield. However, excessive nitrogen can lead to lodging, where the rice plant becomes top-heavy and falls over, which can negatively impact yield.
  2. Phosphorus (P): Phosphorus is essential for energy transfer and storage in plants. It plays a vital role in root development, early growth, and the maturation process of rice plants. Adequate phosphorus levels ensure strong root systems, which are crucial for nutrient uptake and plant stability.
  3. Potassium (K): Potassium regulates various physiological processes in rice plants, including water uptake, enzyme activation, and photosynthesis. It also enhances the plant’s resistance to diseases and environmental stress. Adequate potassium levels contribute to improved grain quality and increased resistance to lodging.
  4. Secondary Nutrients: Calcium, magnesium, and sulphur are also important for rice cultivation. Calcium is essential for cell wall formation and stability, magnesium is a central component of chlorophyll, and sulphur is vital for protein synthesis and enzyme function.
  5. Micronutrients: Micronutrients, though required in smaller amounts, are equally important. Iron is crucial for chlorophyll synthesis, zinc is essential for hormone regulation and enzyme function, and manganese plays a role in photosynthesis and nitrogen assimilation.

Miracle Range by Kynoch – Fertiliser for Rice

Fertiliser for Rice

Kynoch’s Miracle Range is designed to provide rice crops with a comprehensive nutrient solution that promotes vigorous growth and maximises yield. This range includes a balanced blend of essential nutrients, tailored to support each stage of rice development from planting to harvest. With advanced nutrient release technology, the Miracle Range ensures consistent and efficient nutrient uptake, reducing waste and enhancing crop performance. Using Kynoch’s Miracle Range, rice farmers can achieve healthier plants, better grain quality, and improved overall productivity.

Fertiliser Application Strategies for Rice

Effective fertiliser management in rice cultivation involves understanding the nutrient requirements at different growth stages and adopting suitable application techniques. The goal is to supply the right nutrients in the right amounts at the right time.

  1. Pre-Planting: Before planting, soil testing is essential to determine the nutrient status of the soil. Based on the test results, appropriate fertilisers can be applied to correct any deficiencies. This pre-planting application often includes phosphorus and potassium, which are essential for root development and early growth.
  2. Basal Application: A basal application of fertilisers is done at the time of planting. This ensures that essential nutrients are available to the rice seedlings as they establish themselves. Nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium are typically included in this application.
  3. Top-Dressing: Nitrogen is often applied in split doses throughout the growing season to match the crop’s uptake pattern. Top-dressing involves applying nitrogen fertiliser during the tillering and panicle initiation stages. This helps in maintaining adequate nitrogen levels for sustained growth and development.
  4. Foliar Application: Foliar application of micronutrients can be beneficial in addressing specific deficiencies. This method allows for quick uptake of nutrients through the leaves, providing a rapid solution to nutrient imbalances.

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Range of Biostimulants

KynoHumate – Black

KynoHumate is used as a soil amendment and stimulates root development and growth. KynoHumate contains humic acids that have many benefits for the soil environment and plant metabolism. It forms an important part of soil biology and serves as a source of energy for microorganisms. One of the major benefits is the retention of nutrients against leaching and the increase in nutrient availability. Humates help the plants tolerate salinity stress.

KynoHumate Black

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KynoFulvate – Yellow

KynoFulvate stimulates plant growth and promotes nutrient uptake. It can be used applied either as a foliar or directly to the soil application and can be combined with other fertilizer products. KynoFulvate contains fulvic acids. Fulvates can be absorbed by plants and seeds and have a direct effect on many plant processes. Among other things they improve seed germination, increasing the energy levels and increase membrane permeability. Complexes are formed with nutrients within the soil that mobilize these nutrients. While within the plant the nutrient movement (membrane permeability) is increased. Both promote nutrient uptake.

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KynoKelp is seaweed suspension containing natural macro and micro elements that can be used as a foliar application or root application. It is derived from the kelp species Ecklonia maxima, which grows along the Atlantic coast of Southern Africa. Kynokelp encourages the growth of plant roots. The improved root growth increases nutrient absorption and water use. Higher yields are produced by established, stronger plants. The plants experience extreme stress while producing fruit, which Kynokelp can help manage. Kynokelp aids plants in managing additional stress factors that could restrict growth.


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Ultra Range

Ultra Starter® is a dry, premium granular fertilizer formulated with high quality raw materials. The granules are coated with a highly concentrated micro-element formulation. The micro-element coating provides plant-available zinc, iron, manganese, copper and boron. Ultra Starter contains additional sulfur and magnesium, as well as a specialized potassium source that has a lower salt index.

Crops require all of the essential elements for optimal growth, development, and production. Micro-elements are an important component of these essential elements. The Ultra Range is an efficient way to follow a balanced nutritional approach.

There are a number of conditions that can result in micro-element deficiencies. The Ultra Range contributes by providing additional required nutrition. Fertilizer typically causes an acidified zone in the band. Micro-elements in this acidified zone remain available for a longer period for plant uptake, especially in higher pH soils.

Crops require all of the essential elements for optimal growth, development, and production. Micro-elements are an important component of these essential elements. The Ultra Range is an efficient way to follow a balanced nutritional approach.

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Kynoch Fertilizer: Commitment to Quality and Innovation

Kynoch Fertilizer is dedicated to providing high-quality fertiliser solutions that meet the specific needs of various crops, including rice. With a deep understanding of crop nutrient requirements and cutting-edge research, Kynoch develops products that enhance crop performance and sustainability.

  1. Tailored Solutions: Kynoch Fertilizer offers customised fertiliser blends that are tailored to the nutrient requirements of rice crops at different growth stages. These blends ensure a balanced supply of essential nutrients, promoting optimal growth and yield.
  2. Innovative Technologies: Kynoch utilises advanced technologies to enhance the efficiency of their fertilisers. Slow-release and controlled-release formulations help in minimising nutrient losses and improving nutrient use efficiency, ensuring that the rice plants receive a steady supply of nutrients over time.
  3. Sustainability Focus: Kynoch Fertilizer is committed to promoting sustainable agricultural practices. Their products are designed to improve soil health, reduce environmental impact, and support the long-term viability of rice farming. By providing efficient nutrient solutions, Kynoch helps farmers achieve higher yields with minimal environmental footprint.
  4. Expert Support: Kynoch offers expert agronomic support to farmers, helping them develop effective fertiliser management plans. Their team of agronomists works closely with farmers to understand their specific needs and provide customised recommendations that optimise fertiliser use and crop performance.

The Benefits of Using Kynoch Fertilizer for Rice Cultivation

  1. Improved Yield: By supplying balanced nutrients tailored to the growth stages of rice, Kynoch Fertilizer helps in maximising grain yield and quality.
  2. Enhanced Nutrient Use Efficiency: Advanced formulations ensure that nutrients are released in a controlled manner, reducing losses and improving uptake by rice plants.
  3. Sustainability: Kynoch’s focus on sustainable practices ensures that their fertilisers not only enhance crop performance but also support environmental health and soil fertility.
  4. Expert Guidance: Farmers benefit from the expert advice and support provided by Kynoch’s agronomists, helping them make informed decisions and achieve better outcomes.

Fertiliser for Rice

Enhancing Rice Crop Health with Kynoch’s KynoBor Fertiliser

Kynoch’s KynoBor is specifically formulated to address the unique boron needs of various crops including Rice, ensuring robust plant health and optimal growth. Boron is a critical micronutrient that plays a vital role in cell wall formation, reproductive development, and nutrient transportation within the plant. KynoBor provides a readily available source of boron, preventing deficiencies that can lead to stunted growth, poor grain quality, and reduced yields. By incorporating KynoBor into your fertilisation program, you can enhance the resilience and productivity of your rice crops, achieving healthier plants and higher yields.

    Achieve Higher Yields and Quality Rice with Kynoch Fertilizer

    Optimising fertiliser use is essential for achieving high yields and quality in rice cultivation. Kynoch Fertilizer, with its commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability, offers tailored fertiliser solutions that meet the specific needs of rice crops. By understanding the nutrient requirements of rice and applying the right fertilisers at the right time, farmers can enhance their productivity and contribute to global food security. Trust Kynoch Fertilizer to provide the expertise and products needed to support successful rice farming.